Bacillus cereus Frankland and Frankland (ATCC® 27348)

Strain Designations: 569  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 569
Produces beta-lactamases beta-lactamase, lactamase
Production of a broad spectrum beta-lactamase for use in assaying mixtures of antibiotics
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Cephalosporinase and penicillinase activity
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor LD Sabath

Sabath LD, Abraham EP. Zinc as a cofactor for cephalosporinase from Bacillus cereus 569. Biochem. J. 98: 11c-13c, 1966. PubMed: 4957174

Sabath LD, Finland M. Thiol-group binding of zinc to a beta-lactamase of Bacillus cereus: differential effects on enzyme activity with penicillin and cephalosporins as substrates. J. Bacteriol. 95: 1513-1519, 1968. PubMed: 4967769

Sabath LD, Abraham EP. Cephalosporinase and penicillinase activity of Bacillus cereus. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 5: 392-397, 1965. PubMed: 4956798

Sabath LD, et al. Rapid microassay of gentamicin, kanamycin, neomycin, streptomycin, and vancomycin in serum or plasma. J. Lab. Clin. Med. 78: 457-463, 1971. PubMed: 4999161

Sabath LD, et al. Measurement of three antibiotics (penicillin, cephalothin, chloramphenicol) when present together in mixtures. Appl. Microbiol. 16: 877-880, 1968. PubMed: 5187067

Sabath LD, et al. Rapid microassay for circulating nephrotoxic antibiotics. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 10: 83-90, 1970. PubMed: 5000271

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