Lysinibacillus sphaericus (ATCC® 33203)

Strain Designations: 1593  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Bacillus sphaericus Meyer and Neide
Strain Designations 1593
Biological control of mosquitoes
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Reference strain for DNA similarity group IIa
Medium Medium 1101: Sphaericus spore medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor AA Yousten
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--AA Yousten<<--S. Singer

Myers P, et al. Comparative studies of the mosquito-larval toxin of Bacillus sphaericus SSII-1 and 1593. Can. J. Microbiol. 25: 1227-1231, 1979. PubMed: 540250

Krych VK, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid homologies among strains of Bacillus sphaericus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 476-484, 1980.

dead mosquito larva, Culex pipiens quinquefaciatus

Ahmed I, et al. Proposal of Lysinibacillus boronitolerans gen. nov. sp. nov., and transfer of Bacillus fusiformis to Lysinibacillus fusiformis comb. nov. and Bacillus sphaericus to Lysinibacillus sphaericus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57(Pt 5): 1117-1125, 2007. PubMed: 17473269

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF064060 Bacillus sphaericus glutamyl-tRNA reductase (hemA) gene, partial cds; HemX (hemX) gene, complete cds; and porphobilinogen deaminase (hemC) gene, partial cds.