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Streptococcus pyogenes Rosenbach (ATCC® 700294)

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Strain Designations: SF370; M1 GAS  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations SF370; M1 GAS
Emerging infectious disease research
Infected wound
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.

Antigenic Properties M-type 1 T-type 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genotype lysogenic for a bacteriophage carrying pyrogenic exotoxin C (speC+) but negative for erythrogenic toxin A (speA-)
Genome Sequenced Strain

Streptococcus pyogenes M1 GAS, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties M-type 1 T-type 1
Genome sequenced strain
Genotype lysogenic for a bacteriophage carrying pyrogenic exotoxin C (speC+) but negative for erythrogenic toxin A (speA-)
Name of Depositor WM McShan
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- WM McShan <-- R Facklam
Infected wound

Suvorov AN, Ferretti JJ. Physical and genetic chromosomal map of an M type 1 strain of Streptococcus pyogenes. J. Bacteriol. 178: 5546-5549, 1996. PubMed: 8808951

Ferretti JJ, et al. Complete genome sequence of an M1 strain of Streptococcus pyogenes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98: 4658-4663, 2001. PubMed: 11296296

W M McShan, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE004092 Streptococcus pyogenes M1 GAS, complete genome.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110269 Sequence 1002 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ012051 Streptococcus pyogenes vic operon and flanking genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF220945 Streptococcus pyogenes DNA gyrase A subunit (gyrA) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF220946 Streptococcus pyogenes DNA topoisomerase IV subunit C (parC) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE006503 Streptococcus pyogenes M1 GAS strain SF370, section 32 of 167 of the complete genome.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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.
Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019