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Bacteria Collection: Escherichia coli

NCTC Number: NCTC 86
Current Name: Escherichia coli
Original Strain Reference: Escherich
Other Collection No: ATCC 4157; CIP 61.11; DSM 301; ESCHERICH; NCIB 86
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 rough :h10
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:
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Ref #: 983
Author(s): Lawson,A.;Quinn,A.G.
Journal: Biochem. J.
Title: Studies on amino acid decarboxylases in Escherichia coli.
Volume: 105
Page(s): 483-490
Year: 1967
Data: (ATCC 4157, NCIB 86, DSM 301) Lister Institute, London in 1920 / Bacterium coli var. commune / Isolated about 1885 / Antigenically O rough:H10 / Disinfectant test strain
Accession Date: 01/01/1920
History: ISOLATED CIRCA 1885
Authority: (MIGULA 1895) CASTELLANI and CHALMERS 1919 (AL)
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.

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