Mycoplasma spermatophilum Hill (ATCC® 49695)

Strain Designations: AH159 [NCTC 11720]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations AH159 [NCTC 11720]
Human spermatozoa
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 988: Spiroplasma medium SP-4
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor JG Tully
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JG Tully <-- A.C. Hill AH 159
Human spermatozoa

Hill AC. Mycoplasma spermatophilum, a new species isolated from human spermatozoa and cervix. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 229-233, 1991. PubMed: 1854637

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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