Ames Tester Strain TA1537
Ames Tester Strain TA1537

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250 ul after Reconstitution

TA1537 - S. typhimurium Tester Strain for Ames Test:

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


  • Mutation: hisC3076
  • Type: Frameshifts
  • Target: +1 frameshift near C-C-C 
  • rfa Mutation: defective lipopolysaccharide (LPS) layer
  • uvrB 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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