Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. pneumoniae (Schroeter) Trevisan (ATCC® 12657)

Strain Designations: NCIB 8805 [A3, NCDC 383-68]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Aerobacter aerogenes Hormaeche and Edwards
Strain Designations NCIB 8805 [A3, NCDC 383-68]
Produces extracellular polysaccharide exopolysaccharide, polysaccharide (extracellular)
Respiratory research
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Type 54 (Danish designation 15B)
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Type 54 (Danish designation 15B)
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor NCIMB
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NCIMB<<--J. Wilkinson A3

Duguid JP, Wilkinson JF. The influence of cultural conditions on polysaccharide production by Aerobacter aerogenes. J. Gen. Microbiol. 9: 174-189, 1953. PubMed: 13096700

Duguid JP, et al. The distribution of polysaccharide production in Aerobacter and Escherichia strains and its relation to antigenic character; with a note on the influence of potassium deficiency upon production of polysaccharide by Aerobacter aerogenes. J. Gen. Microbiol. 11: 59-72, 1954. PubMed: 13192303

Aspinall GO, et al. The extracellular polysaccharide of Aerobacter aerogenes A3 (S1) (Klebsiella type 54). Biochem. J. 59: 446-451, 1955. PubMed: 14363115

Dudman WF, Wilkinson JF. The composition of the extracellular polysaccharides of Aerobacter-Klebsiella strains. Biochem. J. 62: 289-295, 1956. PubMed: 13293186

Smith IW, et al. Volutin production in Aerobacter aerogenes due to nutrient imbalance. J. Bacteriol. 68: 450-463, 1954. PubMed: 13201550

. . J. Pathol. Bacteriol. 67: 289, 1954.

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