Streptococcus mutans Clarke (ATCC® 700610)

Strain Designations: UA159 [UAB577]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations UA159 [UAB577]
Application
Transformation host
Isolation
Child with active caries, 1982
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Antigenic Properties Serotype c
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

Streptococcus mutans UA159, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype c
Antibiotic Resistance
Sensitive to erythromycin
Sensitive to rifampin rifampicin, rifamycin AMP
Sensitive to spectinomycin actinospectacin
Sensitive to streptomycin
Comments
Genome sequenced strain
sensitive to erythromycin
sensitive to rifampin rifampicin, rifamycin AMP
sensitive to spectinomycin actinospectacin
sensitive to streptomycin
Medium Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2 or aerobic
Name of Depositor PW Caufield
Isolation
Child with active caries, 1982
References

Burne RA, et al. Cariogenicity of Streptococcus mutans strains with defects in fructan metabolism assessed in a program-fed specific-pathogen-free rat model. J. Dent. Res. 75: 1572-1577, 1996. PubMed: 8906125

Quivey RG Jr., et al. Acid adaptation in Streptococcus mutans UA159 alleviates sensitization to environmental stress due to RecA deficiency. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 126: 257-261, 1995. PubMed: 7729669

Tao L, et al. Transformation efficiency of EMS-induced mutants of Streptococcus mutans of altered cell shape. J. Dent. Res. 72: 1032-1039, 1993. PubMed: 8496476

Wexler DL, et al. Characteristics and cariogenicity of a fructanase-defective Streptococcus mutants strain. Infect. Immun. 60: 3673-3681, 1992. PubMed: 1500176

Murchison HH, et al. Transformation of Streptococcus mutans with chromosomal and shuttle plasmid (pYA629) DNAs. Infect. Immun. 54: 273-282, 1986. PubMed: 3021626

Ajdic D, et al. Genome sequence of Streptococcus mutans UA159, a cariogenic dental pathogen.. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99: 14434-14439, 2002. PubMed: 12397186

Page W Caufield, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE014133 Streptococcus mutans UA159, complete genome.