Oxalobacter formigenes Allison et al. (ATCC® 35274)

Strain Designations: OxB [CIP 106513]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations OxB [CIP 106513]
Degrades oxalate
Sheep rumen
Type Strain yes
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® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1352: Oxalate maintenance medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2, 10% CO2, 10% H2
Name of Depositor MJ Allison
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- MJ Allison <-- KA Dawson
Sheep rumen

Allison MJ, et al. Oxalobacter formigenes gen. nov., sp. nov.: oxalate-degrading anaerobes that inhabit the gastrointestinal tract. Arch. Microbiol. 141: 1-7, 1985. PubMed: 3994481

Dawson KA, et al. Isolation and some characteristics of anaerobic oxalate-degrading bacteria from the rumen. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 40: 833-839, 1980. PubMed: 7425628

Validation list no. 18. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 375-376, 1985.

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