Bacteroides ovatus Eggerth and Gagnon (ATCC® 8483)

Strain Designations: [NCTC 11153]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations [NCTC 11153]
Application
Quality control strain for API and BBL products.
Control strain for anaerobe identification.
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Preceptrol® yes
Genome Sequenced Strain

Yes

Type Strain yes
Comments
Immunochemistry of antigens
This strain has been sequenced as a reference genome for the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1490: Modified chopped meat medium
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor AH Eggerth
References

Moore WE, Holdeman LV. New names and combinations in the genera Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers, Fusobacterium Knorr, Eubacterium Prevot, Propionibacterium Delwich, and Lactobacillus Orla-Jensen. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 23: 69-74, 1973.

Cato EP, Johnson JL. Reinstatement of species rank for Bacteroides fragilis, B. ovatus, B. distasonis, B. thetaiotaomicron, and B. vulgatus: Designation of neotype strains for Bacteroides fragilis (Veillon and Zuber) Castellani and Chalmers and Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (Distaso) Castellani and Chalmers. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 26: 230-237, 1976.

Eggerth AH, Gagnon BH. The bacteroides of human feces. J. Bacteriol. 25: 389-413, 1933.

Beckmann I, et al. Immunochemical investigations of antigens isolated from Bacteroides ovatus strain ATCC 8483. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 51: 263-273, 1985. PubMed: 2418781

US General Services Administration Test kit, anaerobe identification. Washington, DC:US General Services Administration;Commercial Item Description A-A-51238, 1985

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

API 20A Anaerobe. bioMerieux.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X83952 B.ovatus 16S rRNA (ATCC 8483T).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AAXF02000000 Bacteroides ovatus ATCC 8483, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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