Bifidobacterium breve Reuter (ATCC® 15700)

Strain Designations: S1 (Variant a)  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations S1 (Variant a)
Produces restriction endonuclease BbeSI
Intestine of infant
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


Type Strain yes
DNA homology relationships
Name of Depositor G Reuter
Intestine of infant

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.

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

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

AN MicroPlate QC Set. Biolog.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58731 Bifidobacterium breve 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB006658 Bifidobacterium breve gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M84776 Bifodibacterium breve (ATCC 15700) 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF261678 Bifidobacterium breve strain ATCC 15700 L-lactate dehydrogenase gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ACCG01000000 Bifidobacterium breve DSM 20213, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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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