Treponema denticola (ex Flügge) Chan et al. (ATCC® 33521)

Strain Designations: 11  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Treponema denticola (Brumpt) Chen
Strain Designations 11
Subgingival plaque
Type Strain no
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 no
Inhibition by fluoride
Medium ATCC® Medium 1494: Modified NOS 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 RK Nauman
Subgingival plaque

Hughes CA, Yotis WW. Effect of fluoride on Treponema denticola. Infect. Immun. 52: 914-915, 1986. PubMed: 3710591

Jacob E, et al. Detection of oral anaerobic spirochetes in dental plaque by the indirect fluorescent-antibody technique. J. Clin. Microbiol. 10: 934-936, 1979. PubMed: 391818

Jacob E, et al. Immunological relationship among oral anaerobic spirochetes as detected by indirect microhemagglutination. J. Clin. Microbiol. 12: 610-613, 1980. PubMed: 7419711

Roberts MC, et al. Characterization of tetracycline and erythromycin resistance determinants in Treponema denticola. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 40: 1690-1694, 1996. PubMed: 8807063

Wyss C, et al. Treponema amylovorum sp. nov., a Saccharolytic spirochete of medium size isolated from an advanced human periodontal lesion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 842-845, 1997.

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