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NR-50  Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis, NIH B-38
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Organism: Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis
Designations: NIH B-38
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
Contributor: ATCC®
Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered twice a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis, strain NIH B-38 (ATCC ® 6223™) is excluded from Select Agent status. Please see CDC Select Agent Program, Notification of Exclusion

Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis, strain NIH B-38, has lost virulence through laboratory passage, and is a type strain for highly virulent Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis, type A biotype.

Each vial contains approximately 0.5 mL of bacterial culture in 0.5X Cystine Heart Broth with 5% defibrinated rabbit blood supplemented with 10% glycerol.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis, Strain NIH B-38, NR-50."
Publications Citing
this Reagent:
Ahmad, S., et al. "Azithromycin Effectiveness against Intracellular Infections of Francisella." BMC Microbiol. 10 (2010): 123. PubMed: 20416090.

Mackie, R. S., et al. "Resistance of Francisella novicida to Fosmidomycin Associated with Mutations in the Glycerol-3-Phosphate Transporter." Front. Microbiol. 3 (2012). PubMed: 22905031.

Sommers, C., et al. (2012). "Inactivation of Francisella tularensis Utah-112 on Food and Food Contact Surfaces by Ultraviolet Light." J. Food Process Technol. S11-002. doi: 10.4172/2157-7110.
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