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Escherichia coli bacteriophage phi V-1 (ATCC® 15597-B2)

Strain Designations: phi V-1  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As phi V-1
Strain Designations phi V-1
Host Organism
Escherichia coli strain C-3000 (ATCC 15597)
Measles vaccine
Biosafety Level 1

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 no
Medium ATCC® Medium 271: Escherichia medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor AG Lochhead
Measles vaccine

Milstien JB, et al. Bacteriophages in live virus vaccines: lack of evidence for effects on the genome of rhesus monkeys. Science 197: 469-470, 1977. PubMed: 406673

Petricciani JC, et al. Bacteriophages, vaccines, and people: an assessment of risk. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 158: 378-382, 1978. PubMed: 98771

Haselkorn R, et al. Characteristics of bacteriophage phiV-1 isolated from live virus vaccines. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 158: 383-387, 1978. PubMed: 684007

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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