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Mycobacterium fortuitum subsp. fortuitum da Costa Cruz (ATCC® 6841)

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Strain Designations: [TMC 1529]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations [TMC 1529]
Media testing
Produces restriction endonuclease MfoAI
Cold abscess
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Name of Depositor RE Gordon
Cold abscess

Shankar S, Tyagi AK. MfoAI, a novel isoschizomer of HaeIII from Mycobacterium fortuitum recognizing 5þ-GG/CC-3þ. Nucleic Acids Res. 20: 2890, 1992. PubMed: 1614877

Acta Med. 1: 1, 1936.

Opinion 51. Conservation of the epithet fortuitum in the combination Mycobacterium fortuitum da Costa Cruz. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 24: 552, 1974.

Tsang AY, et al. Antigenic relationships of the Mycobacterium fortuitum-Mycobacterium chelonae complex. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 35-44, 1984.

Quality Control for Commercially Prepared Microbiological Culture Media; Approved Standard - 3rd Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M22-A3.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X70914 M.fortuitum sod gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y07865 M.fortuitum katGI gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y07866 M.fortuitum katGII gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X81385 M.fortuitum partial SOD gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y17061 Mycobacterium fortuitum furA I gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y17062 Mycobacterium fortuitum furA II gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X52933 Mycobacterium fortuitum 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X92575 M.fortuitum gene for 32 kDa protein (partial).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U24519 Mycobacterium fortuitum 23S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U92089 Mycobacterium fortuitum ATCC 6841, 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ296160 Mycobacterium fortuitum tyrS gene, 3-mag gene (partial) and 16S rRNA gene (partial), strain ATCC 6841.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF152396 Mycobacterium fortuitum beta-lactamase-like protein (bllp) and F420-dependent glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (fgd) genes, complete cds.

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Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019