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Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14370

Current Name

Escherichia coli

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 37°C, O₂, 24 hours

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

This strain is genetically modified (GMO1). / E. coli K-12 BW25113 sub- strain with Qin prophage removed. Harbours 8 other cryptic prophage.

Additional Info

Accession Date



T. K. Wood (Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA)

Isolated From

Laboratory engineered from the E. coli K-12 BW25113 sub-strain. United States. Pre-2011.


Accessioned into the NCTC < Engineered in the laboratory of T. K. Wood



One of serveral strains used to assess the impact of prophage on bacterial cell fitness by X. Wang et al.


X. Wang et al. Cryptic Prophages Help Bacteria Cope With Adverse Environments. Nat. Commun., 1, 147, 2010.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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