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HM-261  Lactobacillus plantarum, KCA-1
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Organism: Lactobacillus plantarum
Designations: KCA-1
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: Discontinued (Please See Comments)
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Contributor: S Cribby
HM-261, Lactobacillus plantarum, Strain KCA-1, is no longer available.

Lactobacillus plantarum (L. plantarum), strain KCA-1 was isolated from the vagina of a healthy, premenopausal Nigerian woman.

L. plantarum, strain KCA-1 (HMP ID 9367) is a reference genome for The Human Microbiome Project (HMP). HMP is an initiative to identify and characterize human microbial flora. L. plantarum, strain KCA-1 is currently being sequenced at the Human Genome Sequencing Center at the Baylor College of Medicine. Please refer to the L. plantarum, strain KCA-1 NCBI Project for sequence status updates.

Each vial contains approximately 0.5 mL of bacterial culture in 0.5X Lactobacilli MRS Broth supplemented with 10% glycerol.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH as part of the Human Microbiome Project: Lactobacillus plantarum, Strain KCA-1, HM-261."
Publications Citing
this Reagent:
Shallom, S. J., et al. "A Species Independent Universal Bio-Detection Microarray for Pathogen Forensics and Phylogenetic Classification of Unknown Microorganisms." BMC Microbiol. 11 (2011): 132. PubMed: 21672191.
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