Enterococcus hirae Farrow and Collins (ATCC® 9790)

Strain Designations: R [NCIB 8191]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Streptococcus lactis (Lister) Lohnis
Strain Designations R [NCIB 8191]
Assay of arginine L-arginine
Assay of histidine L-histidine
Assay of isoleucine L-isoleucine
Assay of leucine
Assay of threonine
Assay of tryptophan L-tryptophan
Assay of valine L-valine
Food testing
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Atcc 9790 and ATCC 8043 are the same.
Nucleoid condensation and meosome growth
Cell wall composition
Name of Depositor Merck & Co., Inc.

AOAC International Amino acids in vitamin preparations. Gaithersburg, MD:AOAC International;AOAC "Official Methods of Analysis of the AOAC International" 960.47.

Farrow JA, Collins MD. Enterococcus hirae, a new species that includes amino acid assay strain NCDO 1258 and strains causing growth depression in young chickens. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 73-75, 1985.

Tsien HC, et al. Structural arrangement of polymers within the wall of Streptococcus faecalis. J. Bacteriol. 133: 372-386, 1978. PubMed: 412837

Joseph R, Shockman GD. Autolytic formation of protoplasts (autoplasts) of Streptococcus faecalis; location of active and latent autolysin. J. Bacteriol. 127: 1482-1493, 1976. PubMed: 821932

Daneo-Moore L, Higgins ML. Morphokinetic reaction of Streptococcus faecalis (ATCC 9790) cells to the specific inhibition of macromolecular synthesis: nucleoid condensation on the inhibition of protein synthesis. J. Bacteriol. 109: 1210-1220, 1972. PubMed: 4110925

Massidda O, et al. Evidence that the PBP 5 synthesis repressor (psr) of Enterococcus hirae is also involved in the regulation of cell wall composition and other cell wall-related properties. J. Bacteriol. 178: 5272-5278, 1996. PubMed: 8752348

Higgins ML, Daneo-Moore L. Morphokinetic reaction of cells of Streptococcus faecalis (ATCC 9790) to specific inhibition of macromolecular synthesis: dependence of mesosome growth on deoxyribonucleic acid synthesis. J. Bacteriol. 109: 1221-1231, 1972. PubMed: 4110926

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109952 Sequence 685 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U22540 Enterococcus hirae insertion sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U22541 Enterococcus hirae insertion sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X63285 E.hirae gene nakA for Na+-Atpase 73kDa subunit.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L00924 Enterococcus hirae ribosomal RNA gene sequences.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D16334 E. hirae DNA for Na+-ATPase K subunit, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X68646 E.hirae psr gene for penicillin binding protein repressor.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L00925 Enterococcus hirae transfer RNA and ribosomal RNA gene sequences.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D13816 E. hirae DNA for Na+ -ATPase alpha and beta subunits, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D17462 Enterococcus hirae ntp genes for Na+ -ATPase subunits, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U42211 Enterococcus hirae PBP 5 synthesis repressor (psr) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M64265 Streptococcus faecalis F1F0 ATPase (atpE, atpF, atpH and atpA) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M77639 Enterococcus hirae beta-1,4-N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase (muramidase-2) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ302066 Enterococcus hirae prfA gene for penicillin binding protein related factor A and ponA gene for penicillin binding protein 1A.

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