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How much do the reagents cost?
All reagents are provided world-wide at no cost. While there is no cost for the reagents themselves, additional shipping and handling charges may apply and will display in the shopping cart if applicable.
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Updated on: 8/1/2013 8:18:49 AM
Do you distribute oocysts of Cryptosporidium parvum and cysts of Giardia intestinalis?

BEI Resources used to distribute oocysts of Cryptosporidium parvum up until 2008. Distribution was stopped due to low demand and the well documented loss of viability of oocysts after 4-6 months at 4oC. We do not distribute cysts of Giardia intestinalis due to difficulties in obtaining an external source and high probability of low demand for the cysts.

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Updated on: 12/4/2013 10:09:41 AM
Do you have any tips for growing Anaerobes?
  • Start with the media on the product sheet.
  • Make sure the environment is truly anaerobic by using indicator strips in any containers or anaerobic chambers. There are chemical indicators that can be added to liquid media as well. If your laboratory cannot produce a truly anaerobic media, consider purchasing media made under anaerobic conditions.
  • Pre-reduce all media prior to inoculating.
  • Spot some of the anaerobic growth on a rich media, such as tryptic soy with 5 % sheep& rsquo s blood, and inoculate aerobically to check for contamination.
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Updated on: 12/5/2013 1:01:55 PM
What is the relationship between BEI Resources and ATCC?
BEI Resources has been managed under contract by American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) since 2003. A seven-year contract to continue managing BEI Resources was awarded to ATCC in June 2010.
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Updated on: 6/21/2013 2:07:14 PM
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SARS Virus Now Available for Researchers
We have available for the first time in the BEI Resources catalog, two SARS Coronaviruses (SARS-CoV) derived from the Urbani strain. NR-18925 is produced from a recombinant infectious clone, icSARS-CoV. NR-15418 is the mouse-adapted strain, Urbani v2163, developed by Dr. Barnard as a lethal model fo ...
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Updated on: 12/4/2018 2:36:38 PM
Sand Flies, Reduviids and Ticks are Here!
BEI Resources announces the addition of Sand Flies, Reduviids and Ticks for the research community. Catalog Number Vector Pathogen Competence   NR-43999 Phlebotomus papatasi, PPNS, Larval Leishmania major and Sand Fly Fever phleboviruses.   NR-44000 Phlebotomus papata ...
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Updated on: 12/4/2018 2:32:27 PM
Development of let digital PCR for the detection of Babesia microti and Babesia duncani
Development of let digital PCR for the detection of Babesia microti and Babesia duncani Babesia spp. are obligate protozoan parasites of red blood cells. Transmission to humans occurs through bites from infected ticks or blood transfusion. Infections with B. microti account for the majority of the ...
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Updated on: 12/9/2014 10:58:36 AM
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Production Manuals & SOP's from Dr. Karen Dobos
Please use this link  to find a comprehensive list of  protocols and SOPs for Mycobacterium tuberculosis including: Large Scale Growth Subcellular Fractions Preparation and Fractionation of Cell Wall Proper Lipoarabinomannan (LAM) and Lipomannan (LM) Antibodies Microarrays Media Native Ma ...
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Updated on: 11/20/2014 11:18:21 AM
BEI Resources Fungi Catalog is Growing!
  BEI Resources is working to expand the fungal catalog so that researchers have a broader range of organisms and reagents for their work.  BEI Resources currently has eight genus and species represented with several more currently going through the production pipeline.  BEI Resources i ...
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Updated on: 8/29/2014 9:49:43 AM
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The following is a list of published abstracts and papers where the work was either facilitated, or directly supported, by the BEI Resources Program.


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Lee, K.S., et al., Inhibition of O-GlcNAcylation protects from Shiga toxin-mediated cell injury and lethality in host. EMBO Molecular Medicine, 2021: p. e14678.
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Updated on: 1/19/2022 7:43:00 AM
Dumas, E.K., et al., Toxin-neutralizing antibodies elicited by naturally acquired cutaneous anthrax are elevated following severe disease and appear to target conformational epitopes. PLOS ONE, 2020. 15(4): p. e0230782.
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Updated on: 6/5/2020 10:33:07 AM
Johansson, K.E., et al., Shiga toxin signals via ATP and its effect is blocked by purinergic receptor antagonism. Scientific Reports, 2019. 9(1): p. 1-11.
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Updated on: 12/13/2019 9:24:55 AM
Wang, X. and J. A. Maynard (2014). " The Bordetella Adenylate Cyclase Toxin RTX Domain is Immunodominant and Elicits Neutralizing Antibodies." Journal of Biological Chemistry: jbc. M114. 585281.
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Updated on: 10/17/2019 11:31:15 AM
Russo, L., et al. (2014). " Oral intoxication of mice with Shiga toxin type 2a (Stx2a) and protection by anti-Stx2a monoclonal antibody 11E10." Infection and immunity 82(3): 1213-1221.
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Updated on: 10/17/2019 11:00:44 AM
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