Bifidobacterium adolescentis Reuter (ATCC® 15703)

Strain Designations: E194a (Variant a)  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations E194a (Variant a)
Intestine of adult
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Bifidobacterium adolescentis ATCC 15703 DNA, complete genome

Type Strain yes
DNA homology relationships
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial Agar/Broth Medium (pre-reduced)
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10%CO2-10%H2 or 100% N2
Name of Depositor G Reuter
Intestine of adult

Reuter G. Designation of type strains for Bifidobacterium species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 273-275, 1971.

Scardovi V, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid homology relationships among species of the genus Bifidobacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 276-294, 1971.

Wang RF, et al. PCR detection and quantitiation of predominant anaerobic bacteria in human and animal fecal samples. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62: 1242-1247, 1996. PubMed: 8919784

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

Reuter G. Vergleichenden Untersuchung über die Bifidus-Flora im Sauglings und Erwachsenenstuhl. Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg., Abt., I Orig. 191: 486-507, 1963.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109521 Sequence 254 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58729 Bifidobacterium adolescentis 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF261676 Bifidobacterium adolescentis strain ATCC 15703 L-lactate dehydrogenase gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AP009256 Bifidobacterium adolescentis ATCC 15703 DNA, complete genome

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  • 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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