Ames Tester Strain E.coli uvrA[pKM101]
Ames Tester Strain E.coli uvrA[pKM101]

Art. No.:
PSS-0119

Unit
250 ul after Reconstitution
Description

E.coli uvrA[pkM101] Tester Strain for Ames Test:

  • for the detection of genotoxic chemicals according to OECD 471 guideline
  • for the screening of chemicals, pharmaceuticals or cosmetics in a miniaturized assay system (Ames MPF)

Characteristics

  • 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: Enhances chemical and UV-induced mutagenesis, Ampicillin Resistance
  • Shipment with ice bricks at room temperature from Germany

Safety

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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