Culture Collections

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Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Escherichia coli

NCTC Number: NCTC 10538
Current Name: Escherichia coli
Original Strain Reference: K 12
Other Collection No: CIP 54.117; DSM 11250; IFO 3301; IP54.117; K12; K12 O Rough H48; NCDO 1984; NCIB 10083
Previous Catalogue Name: Escherichia coli
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Antigenic Properties: serovar o rough h48
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient agar, 24 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: human, human faeces
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
Bibliography: TATUM E L & LEDERBERG J 1951 GENETICS 36 560; TATUM E L & LEDERBERG J 1947
Data: (IP 54. 117, NCIB 10083) NCIB in 1967 / Institut Pasteur in 1966 / Human faeces / O Rough H48 / Lederberg, J. & Tatum, E. L. (1946) Nature, Lond. 158, 558 / Tatum, E. L. & Lederberg, J. (1947) J. Bact. 53, 673 / Tatum, E. L. & Lederberg, J. (1951) Genetics 36, 560
Accession Date: 01/01/1967
Authority: (Migula 1895) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (AL)
Depositor: NCIB
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S1192 (Escherichia coli (Migula 1895) Castellani and Chalmers 1919) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
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.

Cultures supplied by Culture Collections are to be used as controls for microbiology testing and for research purposes only. Please view the Terms & Conditions of Supply for more information.

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Available Formats

Ampoule (Bacteria)
Bacterial DNA - 2µg

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