Strain Information

Name NA22   View On Wormbase
Species Escherichia coli
GenotypeE. coli.
DescriptionBacteria. Jim Lewis received this E. coli strain from Henry Epstein in 1977. It is a prototroph and the worms grow well on it in liquid, even when the bacteria are highly labeled with 35-S. It hasn't been tested to see if it is temperature sensitive. It should be distributed as "Jim Lewis' NA22" until it has been confirmed that this is a certified version of NA22. Biosafety Level: BSL-1.
Made byFrom Jim Lewis
Laboratory ZZ
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