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
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
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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