Eikenella corrodens (Eiken) Jackson and Goodman (ATCC® 23834)

Strain Designations: 333/54-55  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides corrodens Eiken
Strain Designations 333/54-55
Sputum, South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
Genome sequencing strain
This strain has been sequenced as a reference genome for the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
Medium ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor SD Henriksen
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- SD Henriksen <-- P Holm <-- M Eiken
Sputum, South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control

Eiken M. Studies on an anaerobic, rod-shaped, gram-negative microorganism: Bacteroides corrodens n. sp.. Acta Pathol. Microbiol. Scand. Sect. B Microbiol. 43: 404-416, 1958.

Henriksen SD. Corroding bacteria from the respiratory tract. 2. Bacteroides corrodens. Acta Pathol. Microbiol. Scand. 75: 91-96, 1969. PubMed: 5796085

Henriksen SD. Designation of the type strain of Bacteroides corrodens, Eiken 1958. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 19: 165-166, 1969.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109546 Sequence 279 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M22512 E. corrodens (strain ATCC 23834) 16S ribosomal RNA, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z12609 E. corrodens ecpA and ecpB genes encoding type 4 N-methylphenylalanine pilin and hag1 gene for hemagglutinin protein.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z12610 E. corrodens hag2, tufA, fus, rpsG and rpsL genes encoding hemagglutinin protein, elongation factor Tu, elongation factor G, ribosomal protein S7, and ribosomal protein S12

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ACEA01000000 Eikenella corrodens ATCC 23834, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ECU89166 Eikenella corrodens lysine decarboxylase (ECORLD) gene, complete cds

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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