E. Coli Strain variation

Dr. Duncan Clark news at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Tue Apr 10 04:48:02 EST 2001

In article <3AD16D5E.9E4A6AE8 at stanford.edu>, the eminent Mark Bowen at
>What is likely to be the difference between different companies E. Coli
>strains?  Specifically, I was thinbking about BL21 (DE3) from Stratagene
>and Invitrogen. 

If they quote the same genotype then they should be identical. 

BL21 is under license so I guess they each sourced the strain from the
licensor directly.
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