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NR-45937  Staphylococcus aureus, RN0450
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Organism: Staphylococcus aureus
Designations: RN0450
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
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Contributor: RP Novick
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.

Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), strain RN0450 (also referred to as NCTC8325-4 and NRS135) was derived from successive cycles of UV treatment of S. aureus, strain NCTC8325 (NRS77), curing it of phages φ11, φ12 and φ13.

S. aureus, strain RN0450 is a non-pigmented, methicillin-sensitive S. aureus (MSSA) strain developed for research purposes. It was deposited as negative for mec; MLST sequence type (ST) 8; eGenomic spa type 59, eGenomic spa repeats YHGGFMBQBLO; Ridom spa type t211. Strain RN0450 is reported to have an 11 base pair deletion in rsbU and to be partially agr-defective.

Each vial contains approximately 0.5 mL of bacterial culture in Tryptic Soy broth supplemented with 10% glycerol.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was provided by the Network on Antimicrobial Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus (NARSA) for distribution by BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Staphylococcus aureus, Strain RN0450, NR-45937."
Additional Information: NARSA NRS135
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