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Bacteria Collection: Rhodococcus equi

NCTC Number: NCTC 13926
Current Name: Rhodococcus equi
Original Strain Reference: 103S
Other Collection No: PAM 1126
Type Strain: No
Family: Nocardiaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Blood agar, 30C, O2, 48 hours
Special Growth Conditions: Growth at 37C favours virulence plasmid loss
Isolated From: Horse, lung. Guelph, Canada, 01/06/1979.
Whole Genome Sequence: Chromosome: Genbank FN563149
Miscellaneous Sequence Data: pVAPA virulence plasmid: Genbank AM947677
Bibliography: Letek et al.The genome of a pathogenic rhodococcus: cooptive virulence underpinned by key gene acquisitions. PLoS Genet. 2010 Sep 30;6(9).
Data: Carries the pVAPA virulence plasmid.
Accession Date: 07/03/2017
History: Accessioned into NCTC < Prof. Jose Vazquez-Boland < Isolated by Prof. John. F. Prescott.
Authority: (Magnusson 1923) Goodfellow and Alderson 1977
Depositor: Prof. Jose Vazquez-Boland (University of Edinburgh, The Roslin Institute)
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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