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Table 5 Bacterial strains used in this study

From: Anti-mycobacterial activity of heat and pH stable high molecular weight protein(s) secreted by a bacterial laboratory contaminant

Bacterial strain Culture medium and temperature Source
Lab contamination strain (LC-1) NB at 37 °C A
Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv 7H9 at 37 °C B
Mycobacterium bovis BCG strain 7H9 at 37 °C C
Mycobacterium smegmatis mc2 155 7H9 at 37 °C D
Escherichia coli DH5α LB at 37 °C E
Staphylococcus aureus (clinical strain) LB at 37 °C F
  1. NB: nutrient broth; 7H9: 7H9 broth supplemented with 0.2% glycerol, 0.1% Tween 80 and 10% OADC/ADC; LB: Luria Bertani broth; A: Department of Biotechnology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India; B: Kind gift from Dr. Richard F. Silver, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; C: Kind gift from Dr. Calvin Boon, Mycobacterium Biology Laboratory, Institute of Molecular and Cell biology, Singapore; D: Kind gift from Dr. D. Chatterji, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; E: Invitrogen Inc., Carlsbad, CA, USA; F: Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India