Culture Collections


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  • Variant

    A culture exhibiting a stable phenotypic change whether genetic or epigenetic in origin.

  • VITS


  • VL

    Designation supplied by the PHLS, Maidstone (Reference facility for Vibrios), UK

  • VPI

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

  • VPIC

    Collection of the VPI (q.v.)

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