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Bacteria Collection: Brucella abortus

NCTC Number: NCTC 10093
Current Name: Brucella abortus
Original Strain Reference: 544
Other Collection No: ATCC 23448; 544
Previous Catalogue Name: Brucella melitensis
Other Names: Brucella melitensis biovar Abortus
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Brucellaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 3
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: blood agar,37, carbon dioxide required
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, carbon dioxide required
16S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|AM158979|TYPE STRAIN: NCTC 10093|Brucella melitensis biovar Abortus partial 16S rRNA gene, typestrain NCTC 10093T.| catggctcagaacga...
23S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|DQ287886|ATCC 23448|Brucella abortus strain ATCC 23448 23S ribosomal RNA (rrn) gene,partial sequence.| cgataagcgtcgggg... >gb|DQ287865|ATCC 23448|Brucella abortus strain ATCC 23448 23S ribosomal RNA (rrn) gene,partial sequence.| taaacggcggccgta...
Bibliography: 1953 WHO TECH REP SER 67; 1959 WHO TECH REP SER 172 21
Data: (ATCC 23448) Type strain and Recommended WHO/FAO Reference strain for Biotype 1 / D.J.H. Payne, PHLS Northallerton in 1960 / Report (1953) WHO Tech. Rep. Ser. 67, 20 WHO Tech. Rep. Ser. (1959) 172, 21 / Subcommittee (1963) Int. Bull. bact. Nomencl. Taxon. 13, 153 / Meyer, M.E. & Morgan, W.J.B. (1973) Int. J. syst. Bact. 23, 135
Variety: Biotype 1
Accession Date: 01/01/1960
Authority: (Hughes 1893) Meyer and Shaw 1920 (AL)
Depositor: PAYNE D J H
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S644 (Brucella abortus) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Additional Information: This pathogen is listed as a specified animal pathogen according to The Specified Animal Pathogens Order 2008. As such a SAPO licence is required to possess or work on this pathogen and is the responsibility of the customer to obtain from the HSE (UK only) The regulation of specified animal pathogens
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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The Culture Collections hold cell cultures, bacteria, fungi and virus strains from worldwide sources. Our scientists ensure that the identification of the cultures is correct and they remain unchanged from when they are first deposited with the Collection. Nevertheless, some of the data we provide about the cultures is supplied by the person depositing the strains and, although we have multiple checking procedures in place, we cannot always verify all their data. Please note that the Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data provided by the depositors.

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Available Formats

Ampoule (Bacteria)
Bacterial DNA - 2µg

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