(ATCC® 15597-B1)

Strain Designations: MS2  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations MS2
Host Organism
Escherichia coli strain C-3000 (ATCC 15597)
Application
Water testing
Control Culture ref
coliphages in water ref
control strain RefEnvironmental Protection Agency Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Two-Step Enrichment Procedure. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1601, 2001 RefEnvironmental Protection Agency Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Single Agar Layer (SAL) Procedure. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1602, 2001
detection of bacteriophages Ref Water quality --- Detection and enumeration of bacteriophages --- Part 1: Enumeration of F-specific RNA bacteriophages [BS EN ISO 10705-1:2001]. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS 6068-4.11:1996.
testing ref Ref Protocal for Equipment Verification Testing for Physical Removal of Microbiological and Particulate Contaminants. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA 05/9205/EPADWCTR.
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® yes
Type Strain no
Colony Morphology male-specific (F+) coliphage
Medium ATCC® Medium 271: Escherichia medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Phenotype male-specific (F+) coliphage
Colony Morphology male-specific (F+) coliphage
Name of Depositor JH Strauss
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JH Strauss <-- A Clark
References

Strauss H Jr., Sinsheimer RL. Purification and properties of bacteriophage MS2 and of its ribonucleic acid. J. Mol. Biol. 7: 43-54, 1963. PubMed: 13978804

Environmental Protection Agency Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Two-Step Enrichment Procedure. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1601, 2001

Environmental Protection Agency Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Single Agar Layer (SAL) Procedure. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1602, 2001

Protocal for Equipment Verification Testing for Physical Removal of Microbiological and Particulate Contaminants. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA 05/9205/EPADWCTR.

Water quality --- Detection and enumeration of bacteriophages --- Part 1: Enumeration of F-specific RNA bacteriophages [BS EN ISO 10705-1:2001]. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS 6068-4.11:1996.

Fast Phage Test. Charm.

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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