Ames Tester Strain E.coli WP2 uvrA
Ames Tester Strain E.coli WP2 uvrA

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250 ul after Reconstitution

E.coli WP2 uvrA Tester Strain for Ames Test:

  • for the detection of genotoxic chemicals according to OECD 471 guideline
  • for the screening of chemical, pharmaceutical or cosmetic compounds in a miniaturized test system (Ames MPF)


  • Mutation: trpE65 
  • Type: Base-pair substitution 
  • Target: A:T 
  • rfa Mutation: no rfa Mutation
  • uvrA Mutation: Eliminates the accurate excision repair mechanism 
  • pKM101 R-Factor Plasmid: No Plasmid, not Ampicillin resistent
  • Shipment with ice bricks at room temperature from Germany 


The strains of Salmonella typhimurium and Escherichia coli are classified under the lowest level of risk, groupe 1 in Switzerland, Biostoff S1 in Germany, ... They are considered as non-GMOs because they can be constructed by self-cloning or are naturally occurring bacterial strains. They do not disturb the biological diversity.


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