Actinomyces viscosus (Howell et al.) Georg et al. (ATCC® 15987)

Strain Designations: T-6  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Odontomyces viscosus Howell et al.
Strain Designations T-6
Application
Quality control strain
Isolation
Naturally occurring periodontal disease in hamsters.
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor A Howell
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--A Howell<<--H.V. Jordan
Isolation
Naturally occurring periodontal disease in hamsters.
References

Howell A Jr., et al. Odontomyces viscosus gen. nov., spec. nov., a filamentous microorganism isolated from periodontal plaque in hamsters. Sabouraudia 4: 65-67, 1965. PubMed: 5896131

Jordan HV, Keyes PH. Aerobic, gram-positive filamentous bacteria as etiologic agents of experimental periodontal disease in hamsters. Arch. Oral Biol. 9: 401-414, 1964.

Gerencser MA, Slack JM. Identification of human strains of Actinomyces viscosus. Appl. Microbiol. 18: 80-87, 1969. PubMed: 4896106

. . J. Gen. Microbiol. 38: 125-130, 1965.

Georg LK, et al. Actinomyces viscosus comb. nov. A catalase positive, facultative member of the genus Actinomyces. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 19: 291-293, 1969.

Howell A Jr.. A filamentous microorganism isolated from periodontal plaque in hamsters. 1. Isolation, morphology and general cultural characteristics. Sabouraudia 3: 81-92, 1963. PubMed: 5875373

Howell A Jr., Jordan HV. A filamentous microorganism isolated from periodontal plaque in hamsters. II. Physiological and biochemical characteristics. Sabouraudia 3: 93-105, 1963. PubMed: 5181582

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

API Rapid ID 32 A. bioMerieux.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X81381 A.viscosus partial SOD gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF058051 Actinomyces viscosus 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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