Neisseria meningitidis (Albrecht and Ghon) Murray (ATCC® BAA-335)

Strain Designations: MC58  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations MC58
Human infection
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 Serogroup B
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Neisseria meningitidis MC58, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serogroup B
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor H Tettelin
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- H Tettelin <-- R Moxon
Human infection

Tettelin H, et al. Complete genome sequence of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B strain MC58. Science 287: 1809-1815, 2000. PubMed: 10710307

McGuiness BT, et al. Point mutation in meningococcal por A gene associated with increased endemic disease.. Lancet 337: 514-517, 1991. PubMed: 1705642

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE002098 Neisseria meningitidis MC58, complete genome.

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  • 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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