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Escherichia coli

Strain K12, lyophilized cells

E. coli K-12
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Quality Level


non-sterile (not processed or packaged aseptically)


lyophilized cells


not intended for starter culture

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General description

Escherichia coli (E.coli) is a non-spore forming, Gram-negative, rod-shaped [1] facultative anerobe, which is found in the human gastrointestinal tract. It belongs to the family of Enterobacteriaceae.[2] E.coli is chemoorganotrophic and grows at 37°C.[1] Pathogenic E.coli strains is associated with diarrhea, septicemia, meningitis and urinary tract infections. It inhibits the colonization of the gut by harmful bacteria.[2] E.coli acts as an indicator of fecal contamination.[3]


5 g in poly bottle

Other Notes

A mutant which is rich in alkaline phosphatase.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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