Prevotella ruminicola (Bryant et al.) Shah and Collins emend. Avgustin et al. (ATCC® 19189)

Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides ruminicola subsp. ruminicola Bryant et al.
Bovine rumen
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1703: Chopped meat carbohydrates with rumen fluid
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% H2-10% CO2
Name of Depositor WE Moore
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- WE Moore <-- K Pittman <-- J Bryant and L.A. Burkey 23
Bovine rumen

Bryant MP, et al. Bacteroides ruminicola n. sp. and Succinimonas amylolytica; the new genus and species; species of succinic acid-producing anaerobic bacteria of the bovine rumen. J. Bacteriol. 76: 15-23, 1958. PubMed: 13563384

Bladen HA, et al. A study of bacterial species of the rumen which produce ammonia from protein hydrolysate. Appl. Microbiol. 9: 175-180, 1961.

Bryant MP, Robinson IM. Some nutritional characteristics of predominant culturable ruminal bacteria. J. Bacteriol. 84: 605-614, 1962. PubMed: 14016429

Pittman KA, Bryant MP. Peptides and other nitrogen sources for growth of Bacteroides ruminicola. J. Bacteriol. 88: 401-410, 1964. PubMed: 14203357

Shah HN, Collins DM. Prevotella, a new genus to include Bacteroides melaninogenicus and related species formerly classified in the genus Bacteroides. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 40: 205-208, 1990. PubMed: 2223612

. . J. Dairy Sci. 36: 218-224, 1953.

McBride BC, Robinson IM. Apparent incorporation of ammonia and amino acid carbon during growth of selected species of ruminal bacteria. J. Dairy Sci. 46: 150-154, 1963.

White DC, et al. Cytochrome linked fermentation in Bacteroides ruminicola. J. Bacteriol. 84: 822-828, 1962. PubMed: 14000291

Avgustin G, et al. Phenotypic diversity among ruminal isolates of Prevotella ruminicola: proposal of Prevotella brevis sp. nov., Prevotella bryantii sp. nov., and Prevotella albensis sp. nov. and redifinition of Prevotella ruminicola. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 284-288, 1997. PubMed: 9103611

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L16482 Prevotella ruminicola ATCC 19189 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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