Bacillus cereus Frankland and Frankland (ATCC® 13061)

Strain Designations: PCI 246 [ATCC 10876a, ATCC 13640, IFO 13494, NCTC 9946, NRRL B-3537]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations PCI 246 [ATCC 10876a, ATCC 13640, IFO 13494, NCTC 9946, NRRL B-3537]
Produces penicillinase beta-lactamase I
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® yes
Type Strain no
Penicillin index: 700
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor FDA

Pollock MR. An immunological study of the constitutive and the penicillin-induced penicillinases of Bacillus cereus, based on specific enzyme neutralization by antibody. J. Gen. Microbiol. 14: 90-108, 1956. PubMed: 13306894

Knight BC, Proom H. A comparative survey of the nutrition and physioogy of mesophilic species in the genus Bacillus. J. Gen. Microbiol. 4: 508-538, 1950. PubMed: 14778957

Sneath PH. Proof of the spontaneity of a mutation to penicillinase production in Bacillus cereus. J. Gen. Microbiol. 13: 561-568, 1955. PubMed: 13278506

Antibiot. Chemother. 10: 508-514, 1960.

Pollock MR, et al. Crystalline bacterial penicillinase. Biochem. J. 62: 387-391, 1956. PubMed: 13303985

Kogut M, et al. Purification of penicillin-induced penicillinase of Bacillus cereus NRRL 569: a comparison of its properties with those of a similarly purified penicillinase produced spontaneously by a constitutive mutant strain. Biochem. J. 62: 391-401, 1956. PubMed: 13303986

Hall JR, Ogston AG. Sedimentation and diffusion of samples of penicillinase. Biochem. J. 62: 401-403, 1956. PubMed: 13303987

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