Bacillus cereus Frankland and Frankland (ATCC® 12826)

Strain Designations: Type Strain A, variant IV  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Type Strain A, variant IV
Sporicidal test
Bacteriophage host
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Does not produce zwittermicin A
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor DM Bertucci

The genus Bacillus, Agriculture Handbook 427. Washington, DC: ARS/USDA; 1973.

Loessner MJ, et al. Three Bacillus cereus bacteriophage endolysins are unrelated but reveal high homology to cell wall hydrolases from different bacilli. J. Bacteriol. 179: 2845-2851, 1997. PubMed: 9139898

Stabb EV, et al. Zwittermicin A-producing strains of Bacillus cereus from diverse soils. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60: 4404-4412, 1994. PubMed: 7811080

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Preservation of test organisms used for the determination of bactericidal, sporicidal and fungicidal activity. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 12353:2006.

Chemical disinfectants --- Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of sporicidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in food, industrial, domestic and intitutional areas --- Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1). London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 13704:2002.

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics --- Basic sporicidal activity --- Test method and requirements (phase 1, step 1). London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 14347:2005.

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics --- Application of European Standards for chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 14885:2006.

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