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Borrelia japonica Kawabata et al. (ATCC® 51557)

Strain Designations: JCM 8951 [HO14]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Verified By Sanger Sequencing
Strain Designations JCM 8951 [HO14]
Tick, Ixodes ovatus, Japan
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1914: Revised BSK medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JCM
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--JCM<<--T. Matsuzawa HO14
Tick, Ixodes ovatus, Japan

Validation list no. 50. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 44: 595, 1994.

Kawabata H, et al. Genomic analysis of Borrelia japonica sp. nov. isolated from Ixodes ovatus in Japan. Microbiol. Immunol. 37: 843-848, 1993. PubMed: 7905183

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BORRGDB Borrelia japonica 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene

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