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Bacteria Collection: Staphylococcus aureus

NCTC Number: NCTC 7121
Current Name: Staphylococcus aureus
Original Strain Reference: CN 56 (Wood 46)
Other Collection No: ATCC 10832; CCM 2351; CN 56; DSM 20491; WOOD 46
Previous Catalogue Name: Staphylococcus aureus
Type Strain: No
Family: Staphylococcaceae
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
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
Bibliography: BURNET F M 1929 J PATH BACT 33 1
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Ref #: 1333
Author(s): Kjems,E.
Journal: J. Bacteriol.
Title: Two variants of Staphylococcus aureus Wood 46 (NCTC 7121) differing in respect to alpha-toxin production.
Volume: 86
Page(s): 1127-1128
Year: 1963
Ref #: 1596
Author(s): Oeding,P.;Grov,A.;Myklestad,B.
Journal: Acta Pathol. Microbiol. Scand.
Title: Immunochemical studies on antigen preparations from Staphylococcus aureus.
Volume: 62
Page(s): 117-127
Year: 1974
Ref #: 910
Author(s): Bohácek,J.;Kocur,M.;Martinec,T.
Journal: J. Gen. Microbiol.
Title: Deoxyribonucleic acid base composition of serotype strains of Staphylococcus aureus.
Volume: 68
Page(s): 109-113
Year: 1971
Data: H. J. Parish, Wellcome, Beckenham in 1946 / Redeposition by H. Proom, Wellcome, Beckenham in 1958 / See also NCTC 10344, 10345 / Burnet, F. M. (1929) J. path. Bact. 33, 1
Accession Date: 01/01/1946
Authority: Rosenbach 1884 (AL)
Depositor: PARISH H J
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S2775 (Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach 1884) - 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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