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Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. tuberculosis (ATCC® 27294)

Strain Designations: TMC 102 [H37Rv]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 3

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Deposited As Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Zopf) Lehmann and Neumann
Strain Designations TMC 102 [H37Rv]
Produces culture filtrate proteins
Susceptibility testing
Derived from E.R. Baldwin's 1905 human-lung isolate H37 by W. Steenken in 1934
Biosafety Level 3

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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Parent of ATCC 35837
Name of Depositor GP Kubica
Derived from E.R. Baldwin's 1905 human-lung isolate H37 by W. Steenken in 1934

Kubica GP, et al. Designation of strain H37Rv as the neotype of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 22: 99-106, 1972.

Sonnenberg MG, Belisle JT. Definition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture filtrate proteins by two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, N-terminal amino acid sequencing, and electrospray mass spectrometry. Infect. Immun. 65: 4515-4524, 1997. PubMed: 9353028

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

Rastogi N, et al. In vitro activities of fourteen antimicrobial agents against drug susceptible and resistant clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and comparative intracellular activities against the virulent H37Rv strain in human macrophages. Curr. Microbiol. 33: 167-175, 1996.

Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacteria, Nocardiae, and Other Aerobic Actinomycetes; Approved Standard. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M24-A.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U06259 Mycobacterium tuberculosis ATCC 27294 catalase (katG) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L15623 Mycobacterium tuberculosis 16S ribosomal RNA and 23S ribosomal RNA genes, partial sequence.

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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