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Bacteria Collection: Corynebacterium diphtheriae

NCTC Number: NCTC 7289
Current Name: Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Original Strain Reference: Hull 100a
Other Collection No: HULL 100A
Previous Catalogue Name: Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Type Strain: No
Family: Corynebacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: blood agar,37, facultative anaerobe
Conditions for growth on liquid media: lemco broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: human, throat of a diphtheria case
Bibliography: ROBINSON D T & PEENEY A P 1936 J PATH BACT 43 403
Data: D. T. Robinson, Liverpool in 1947 / Diphtheria in 1933 / Serotype III / Robinson, D. T. & Peeney, A. P. (1936) J. path. Bact. 43, 403
Variety: variety gravis
Toxin Status: Toxigenic
Accession Date: 01/01/1947
Authority: (Kruse 1886) Lehmann and Neumann 1896
Depositor: ROBINSON D T
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S950 (Corynebacterium diphtheriae (Kruse 1886) Lehmann and Neumann 1896) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Other: var. gravis(For a non-toxigenic strain see Corynebacterium diphtheriae var. mitis NCTC 10356)
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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