Faecalibacterium prausnitzii (ATCC® 27766)

Strain Designations: VPI C13-20-A [ATCC 29739]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Fusobacterium prausnitzii (Hauduroy et al.) Moore and Holdeman
Strain Designations VPI C13-20-A [ATCC 29739]
Feces, human
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1703: Chopped meat carbohydrates with rumen fluid
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 97% CO2-3% H2
Name of Depositor LV Holdeman
Feces, human

Duncan SH, et al. Growth requirements and fermentation products of Fusobacterium prausnitzii, and a proposal to reclassify it as Faecalibacterium prausnitzii gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52(Pt 6): 2141-2146, 2002. PubMed: 12508881

Wang RF, et al. PCR detection and quantitiation of predominant anaerobic bacteria in human and animal fecal samples. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62: 1242-1247, 1996. PubMed: 8919784

Wang RF, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of Fusobacterium prausnitzii based upon the 16S rRNA gene sequence and PCR confirmation. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 341-343, 1996. PubMed: 8573517

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X85022 F.prausnitzii DNA for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58682 Fusobacterium prausnitzii small subunit rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF342859 Fusobacterium prausnitzii strain ATCC 27766 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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