Oxobacter pfennigii (Krumholz and Bryant) Collins et al. (ATCC® 43583)

Strain Designations: DSM 3222 [V5-2]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Clostridium pfennigii Krumholz and Bryant
Strain Designations DSM 3222 [V5-2]
Catabolizes monobenzenoids
Rumen fluid from a cow fed 70% alfalfa hay and 30% grain, Urbana, IL, 1983
Biosafety Level 1

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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1644: Clostridium pfennigii medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSM<<--M.P. Bryant <<-- L.R. Krumholz
Rumen fluid from a cow fed 70% alfalfa hay and 30% grain, Urbana, IL, 1983
Year of Origin 1983

Collins MD, et al. The phylogeny of the genus Clostridium: proposal of five new genera and eleven new species combinations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 44: 812-826, 1994. PubMed: 7981107

Krumholz LR, Bryant MP. Clostridium pfennigii sp. nov. uses methoxyl groups of monobenzenoids and produces butyrate. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 454-456, 1985.

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X77838 16S rRNA sequence

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