Prevotella heparinolytica (Okuda et al.) Shah and Collins (ATCC® 35895)

Strain Designations: HEP  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides heparinolyticus Okuda et al.
Strain Designations HEP
Produces heparin lyase heparinase
Subgingival dental plaque, Tokyo, Japan
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C

Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2 - 10% CO2- 10% H2

Media: PRAS Chopped Meat Medium (Anaerobe Systems), Brucella Blood Agar (Anaerobe Systems AS-111)
Name of Depositor K Okuda
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- K Okuda <-- T Nakamura
Subgingival dental plaque, Tokyo, Japan

Okuda K, et al. Bacteroides heparinolyticus sp. nov. isolated from humans with periodontitis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 438-442, 1985.

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

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L16487 Prevotella heparinolytica ATCC 35895 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

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