Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. polymorphum (Knorr) Dzink et al. (ATCC® 10953)

Strain Designations: [NCTC 10562]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Fusobacterium polymorphum Knorr
Strain Designations [NCTC 10562]
Inflamed gingiva, adult male
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® yes
Type Strain yes
Immunobiological activities of porin fraction
Sodium requirement for glutamate-dependent sugar transport
Medium ATCC® Medium 1490: Modified chopped meat medium
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
Name of Depositor H Hoffman
Inflamed gingiva, adult male

. . Ohio J. Sci. 53: 141, 1955.

Dzink JL, et al. Proposal of three subspecies of Fusobacterium nucleatum Knorr 1922: Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. nucleatum subsp. nov., comb. nov.; Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. polymorphum subsp. nov., nom. rev., comb. nov.; and Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. vincentii subsp. nov., nom. rev., comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 40: 74-78, 1990. PubMed: 2223601

Takada H, et al. Immunobiological activities of a porin fraction isolated from Fusobacterium nucleatum ATCC 10953. Infect. Immun. 56: 855-863, 1988. PubMed: 2831155

Robrish SA, Thompson J. Na+ requirement for glutamate-dependent sugar transport by Fusobacterium nucleatum ATCC 10953. Curr. Microbiol. 19: 329-334, 1989.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109570 Sequence 303 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110225 Sequence 958 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X72583 Fusobacterium nucleatum fomA gene, strain ATCC 10953.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X55402 Fusobacterium nucleatum small subunit ribosomal RNA, subsp. polymorphum.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF287812 Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. polymorphum 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF342832 Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. polymorphum strain ATCC 10953 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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