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Bacteria Collection: Escherichia coli

NCTC Number: NCTC 14004
Current Name: Escherichia coli
Original Strain Reference: 53079
Other Collection No: M680
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Antigenic Properties: O2-O50:H4 (Results derived by Whole Genome Sequencing)
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient Agar, 37C, O2, 24 hours
Isolated From: Human (Child), stool, colitis. Geographic origin unknown. Pre-1935.
Bibliography: K.S. Baker et al, The Murray Collection of pre-antibiotic era Enterobacteriacae: a unique research resource, Genome Medicine, 2015

Professor EGD Murray, an appreciation
Data: A part of the Murray Collection, a collection of pre-antibiotic era isolates dated 1917-1954. This strain has no known plasmids (As described in K.S. Baker et al 2015). Negative for ipaH, aggR, eae and stx genes. Small variant of NCTC 14003.
Other Typing Information: Sequence type 405
Toxin Status: Shigatoxin negative
Accession Date: 25.10.2017
History: Accessioned into NCTC < Transferred to NCTC c.1980 < R.G.E Murray < Everitt George Dunn Murray (1964)
Authority: (Migula 1895) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)
Depositor: R.G.E Murray
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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