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Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus (Orla-Jensen) Weiss et al. (ATCC® 11842)

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Strain Designations: Lb14 [IAM 12472, IFO 13953]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Lactobacillus bulgaricus (Orla-Jensen) Rogosa and Jensen
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations Lb14 [IAM 12472, IFO 13953]
DNA hybridization
Dairy products; Bulgarian yogurt
Biosafety Level 1

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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Genome Sequenced Strain

Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus ATCC 11842 complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor PA Hansen
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- PA Hansen <-- S Orla-Jensen 14 (Thermobacterium bulgaricum)
Dairy products; Bulgarian yogurt

Rogosa M, Hansen PA. Nomenclatural considerations of certain species of Lactobacillus Beijerinck. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 177-186, 1971.

Simonds J, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid hybridization among strains of lactobacilli. J. Bacteriol. 107: 382-384, 1971. PubMed: 4935327

Kim SI, et al. Lactobacillus bulgaricus asparagine synthetase and asparaginyl-tRNA synthetase: coregulation by transcription antitermination. J. Bacteriol. 178: 2459-2461, 1996. PubMed: 8636057

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

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X89439 L.delbrueckii DNA for AsnS2 gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X79114 L.delbrueckii (ATCC 11842) ISL3 gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X61190 L.delbrueckii nifS-like gene (partial).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X89438 L.delbrueckii DNA for AsnA and AsnS1 genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z75477 L.bulgaricus rrn operon, 23S-5S rRNA spacer.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z75476 L.bulgaricus rrn operon, 16S-23S rRNA spacer (short).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z75475 L.bulgaricus rrn operon, 16S-23S rRNA spacer (long), tRNA-Ile and tRNA-Ala genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY040213 Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus ISL4 transposase gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M55068 L.delbrueckii bulgaricus lactose permease and beta-galactosidase (lacZ) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY040218 Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus ISL5, partial sequence; and ISL4 transposase gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF113602 Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus 16S-23S ribosomal RNA intergenic spacer region, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X15246 Lactobacillus delbrueckii tRNA-genes transfer RNA-Gly, transfer RNA-Arg, transfer RNA-Glu, transfer RNA-Val, transfer RNA-Asp and 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X15245 Lactobacillus delbrueckii 5S rRNA gene and tRNA-genes for transfer RNA-Asn, transfer RNA-Gly, transfer RNA-Pro, transfer RNA-Arg, transfer RNA-Val, transfer RNA-Asp and 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CR954253 Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus ATCC 11842 complete genome.

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Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019