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Bacteria Collection: Shimwellia blattae

NCTC Number: NCTC 10965
Current Name: Shimwellia blattae
Original Strain Reference: B89
Other Collection No: B89
Previous Catalogue Name: Escherichia blattae
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: cockroach(blatta orientalis) gut
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
Bibliography: BURGESS N R H 1973 J HYG CAMB 71 1
Data: N. R. H. Burgess, RAMC, Millbank, London in 1974 / Gut, cockroach (Blatta orientalis) in 1969 / Burgess, N. R. H. (1973) J. Hyg., Camb. 71, 1
Accession Date: 01/01/1974
Authority: Burgess et al. 1973 (AL)
Depositor: BURGESS N R H
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S1191 (Escherichia blattae Burgess et al. 1973) - 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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