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NR-21  Burkholderia mallei, China 5 (NBL 4)
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Organism: Burkholderia mallei
Designations: China 5 (NBL 4)
Biosafety Level: 3
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -60°C or colder
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.

Burkholderia mallei (B. mallei), strain China 5 (NBL 4) was isolated from the lung and nose of an infected horse in Kweiyang, China, 1942. B. mallei, strain China 5 (NBL 4) was received at ATCC ® in 1945 from Camp Detrick and accessioned as ATCC ® 10399™. NR-21 was produced directly from a lot of ATCC ® 10399™.

A second preparation of B. mallei, strain China 5 is available from BEI Resources, NR-36125. ATCC ® 10399™ was deposited to the National Collection of Type Cultures (NCTC) by ATCC and was accessioned as NCTC 10245 in 1961. NCTC 10245 was deposited to BEI Resources by the Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom (Public Health England). The passage history of the NCTC version of strain China 5 is not known. The complete genome sequence from a preparation of B. mallei, strain China 5 is available (GenBank: AAHN02000000).

Each vial contains approximately 1 mL of bacterial culture in Tryptic Soy broth supplemented with 10% glycerol.

Additional information and tools are available at PATRIC (Pathosystems Resource Integration Center).
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Burkholderia mallei, Strain China 5 (NBL 4), NR-21."
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Derived from:  ATCC 10399
Genomic DNA from Burkholderia mallei, Strain China 5 (MM-A, NBL 4)
Burkholderia mallei China 5 (NCTC 10245)
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