Capnocytophaga gingivalis Leadbetter emend. London et al. (ATCC® 33624)

Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Periodontal lesion
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2722: Supplemented Tryptic Soy Broth/Agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor AC Tanner
Periodontal lesion

Validation list no. 8. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 266-268, 1982.

Leadbetter ER, et al. Capnocytophaga: new genus of gram-negative gliding bacteria. I. General characteristics, taxonomic considerations and significance. Arch. Microbiol. 122: 9-16, 1979.

London J, et al. Emended description of Capnocytophaga gingivalis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 369-370, 1985.

Holt SC, et al. Capnocytophaga: new genus of gram-negative gliding bacteria. II. Morphology and ultrastructure. Arch. Microbiol. 122: 17-27, 1979. PubMed: 518235

Socransky SS, et al. Capnocytophaga: new genus of gram-negative gliding bacteria. III. Physiological characterization. Arch. Microbiol. 122: 29-33, 1979. PubMed: 518236

Vandamme P, et al. Polyphasic analysis of strains of the genus Capnocytophaga and Centers for Disease Control group DF-3. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 782-791, 1996. PubMed: 8782690

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X67608 C. gingivalis gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L14639 Capnocytophaga gingivalis 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB032576 Capnocytophaga gingivalis gyrB gene for DNA gyrase B subunit, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ACLQ01000000 Capnocytophaga gingivalis ATCC 33624, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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