Actinomyces viscosus (Howell et al.) Georg et al. (ATCC® 15987)

Strain Designations: T-6  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Odontomyces viscosus Howell et al.
Strain Designations T-6
Application
Quality control strain
Isolation
Naturally occurring periodontal disease in hamsters.
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor A Howell
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--A Howell<<--H.V. Jordan
Isolation
Naturally occurring periodontal disease in hamsters.
References

Howell A Jr., et al. Odontomyces viscosus gen. nov., spec. nov., a filamentous microorganism isolated from periodontal plaque in hamsters. Sabouraudia 4: 65-67, 1965. PubMed: 5896131

Jordan HV, Keyes PH. Aerobic, gram-positive filamentous bacteria as etiologic agents of experimental periodontal disease in hamsters. Arch. Oral Biol. 9: 401-414, 1964.

Gerencser MA, Slack JM. Identification of human strains of Actinomyces viscosus. Appl. Microbiol. 18: 80-87, 1969. PubMed: 4896106

. . J. Gen. Microbiol. 38: 125-130, 1965.

Georg LK, et al. Actinomyces viscosus comb. nov. A catalase positive, facultative member of the genus Actinomyces. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 19: 291-293, 1969.

Howell A Jr.. A filamentous microorganism isolated from periodontal plaque in hamsters. 1. Isolation, morphology and general cultural characteristics. Sabouraudia 3: 81-92, 1963. PubMed: 5875373

Howell A Jr., Jordan HV. A filamentous microorganism isolated from periodontal plaque in hamsters. II. Physiological and biochemical characteristics. Sabouraudia 3: 93-105, 1963. PubMed: 5181582

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

API Rapid ID 32 A. bioMerieux.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X81381 A.viscosus partial SOD gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF058051 Actinomyces viscosus 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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