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CABRI Guidelines for Catalogue Production

Guidelines prepared for CABRI by BCCM, CBS, CERDIC, DSMZ, ECACC, HGMP, INRC, MSDN
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Data input & authentication Flat file preparation Flat file submission

Full Data Set for phages

Here are all the fields that NCCB & DSMZ are using.

Data Set Field Description
MDS Collection number Contains the number of the element in the collection under which the element is distributed.
MDS Element name Contains the name of the element.
MDS Element type Contains the type of the element
MDS Other culture collection numbers Number given by other collections to the phage
MDS Restricted distribution Should contain:
- release conditions/Restrictions
- country-specific shipping restrictions
- restrictions imposed by the depositor etc...
MDS Literature Original publication in which the element is described.
MDS History of deposit Contains the history of the element from author to depositor.
MDS Host for propagation Description of suitable host strains (on family, genus, species level), where possible completed with requirements for infection on phenotypic level (e.g. gram-negative bacteria, or E. coli LamB+)
MDS Host used for propagation Name of the host strain (species and element name/collection number) that was used by the collection for propagation of the phage
MDS Lysogenicity Lysogenicity of the phage.
Logical field: "yes" or "no".
MDS Virus used for Possible applications of the phage
RDS Cell surface receptor Name of the cell surface receptor
FDS Medium Medium
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