Fibrobacter succinogenes subsp. succinogenes (Hungate) Montgomery et al. (ATCC® 19169)

Strain Designations: S85 [VPI 12249; L.A. Burkey S85]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bacteroides succinogenes Hungate
Strain Designations S85 [VPI 12249; L.A. Burkey S85]
Produces restriction endonuclease FsuI
Produces xylan endo-1,3-beta-xylosidase xylan hydrolase, xylanase
Produces trypsin-resistant xylanases
Bovine rumen
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
Type Strain yes
Medium must be absolutely reduced. Rehydrate vial in 5 mL broth, and immediately dilute 1:5 to a second broth tube. Strain grows best in a stabbed slant or in broth which contains very little cryoprotective agent.
Cellobiose transport
Medium ATCC® Medium 1943: Fibrobacter medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 97% CO2-3% H2
Name of Depositor MP Bryant
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- MP Bryant <-- VPI 12249 <-- K Pittman <-- MP Bryant & LA Burkey S85
Bovine rumen

Cato EP, et al. Designation of neotype strains for Bacteroides amylophilus Hamlin and Hungate 1956 and Bacteroides succinogenes Hungate 1950. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 28: 491-495, 1978.

Lee SF, et al. Type II DNA restriction-modification system and an endonuclease from the ruminal bacterium Fibrobacter succinogenes S85. J. Bacteriol. 174: 5275-5283, 1992. PubMed: 1644754

Maas LK, Glass TL. Cellobiose uptake by the cellulolytic ruminal anaerobe Fibrobacter (Bacteroides) succinogenes. Can. J. Microbiol. 37: 141-147, 1991. PubMed: 2059920

Malburg LM Jr., et al. Fibrobacter succinogenes S85 has multiple xylanase genes. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 75: 564-573, 1993.

Montgomery L, et al. Transfer of Bacteroides succinogenes (Hungate) to Fibrobacter gen. nov. as Fibrobacter succinogenes comb. nov. and description of Fibrobacter intestinalis sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 430-435, 1988.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M62696 Fibrobacter succinogenes (strain S85) 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M29047 F. succinogenes endoglucanase 3 (cel3) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U05897 Fibrobacter succinogenes S85 endoglucanase E (celE) and endoglucanase D (celD) gene, complete cds.

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