Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis (Reuter) Mattarelli et al. (ATCC® 25962)

Strain Designations: 659  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bifidobacterium lactentis Reuter
Strain Designations 659
Produces restriction endonuclease BinI
Intestine of infant
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Referred to as the type strain of Bifidobacterium lactentis
Dna homology relationships
Medium ATCC® Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial Agar/Broth Medium (pre-reduced)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor G Reuter
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--G Reuter<<--Dehnert
Intestine of infant

Reuter G. Designation of type strains for Bifidobacterium species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 273-275, 1971.

Scardovi V, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid homology relationships among species of the genus Bifidobacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 276-294, 1971.

Khosaka T, Kiwaki M. BinI: a new site-specific endonuclease from Bifidobacterium infantis. Gene 31: 251-255, 1984. PubMed: 6098530

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M84782 Bifidobacterium infantis (ATCC 25962) 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF261681 Bifidobacterium infantis strain ATCC 25962 L-lactate dehydrogenase gene, partial cds.

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