Bacillus cereus Frankland and Frankland (ATCC® 55000)

Strain Designations: B 153-2-2  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bacillus megaterium
Strain Designations B 153-2-2
Biological control of Rhizoctonia solani
Soybean, Glycine max
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Although originally deposited as Bacillus megaterium, full-length sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene supports reclassification of this strain as Bacillus cereus. This change is further supported by the observation of ß hemolysis on blood agar and a phenotypic analysis using both API CH/B and Vitek 2 compact Bacillus databases.
Medium Medium 1876: Nutrient broth or agar with 10 mcg/ml rifampicin
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor Z Liu and JB Sinclair
Soybean, Glycine max

Liu ZL, Sinclair JB. Bacillus megaterium ATCC 55000 and method of use thereof to control R. solani. US Patent 5,403,583 dated Apr 4 1995

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