Capnocytophaga gingivalis Leadbetter emend. London et al. (ATCC® 33624)

Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Periodontal lesion
Biosafety Level 2

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
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2722: Supplemented Tryptic Soy Broth/Agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor AC Tanner
Periodontal lesion

Validation list no. 8. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 266-268, 1982.

Leadbetter ER, et al. Capnocytophaga: new genus of gram-negative gliding bacteria. I. General characteristics, taxonomic considerations and significance. Arch. Microbiol. 122: 9-16, 1979.

London J, et al. Emended description of Capnocytophaga gingivalis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 369-370, 1985.

Holt SC, et al. Capnocytophaga: new genus of gram-negative gliding bacteria. II. Morphology and ultrastructure. Arch. Microbiol. 122: 17-27, 1979. PubMed: 518235

Socransky SS, et al. Capnocytophaga: new genus of gram-negative gliding bacteria. III. Physiological characterization. Arch. Microbiol. 122: 29-33, 1979. PubMed: 518236

Vandamme P, et al. Polyphasic analysis of strains of the genus Capnocytophaga and Centers for Disease Control group DF-3. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 782-791, 1996. PubMed: 8782690

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X67608 C. gingivalis gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L14639 Capnocytophaga gingivalis 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB032576 Capnocytophaga gingivalis gyrB gene for DNA gyrase B subunit, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ACLQ01000000 Capnocytophaga gingivalis ATCC 33624, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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