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NR-49098   Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Strain H37RV, Gamma-Irradiated Whole Cells
(Antigen Preparations)
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Organism: Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Description: Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Strain H37RV, Gamma-Irradiated Whole Cells
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -80°C or colder
Contributor: BEI Resources
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.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis), strain H37RV was grown to late-log phase in glycerol-alanine-salts medium and inactivated by exposure to 2.4 megaRads of ionizing gamma irradiation using a 137Cs source. Confirmation of inactivation was performed by Alamar Blue assay. A dose of 2.4 mRads of gamma irradiation kills M. tuberculosis to a 1020 degree of certainty while maintaining 93% to 95% of the biological activity of the enzymes. The bacilli are harvested by filtration and washed with PBS pH 7.4.

Each vial contains approximately 1 g of NR-49098 provided as a cell culture pellet.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Strain H37RV, Gamma-Irradiated Whole Cells, NR-49098."
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