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Serratia marcescens subsp. marcescens Bizio (ATCC® 13880)

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Strain Designations: BS 303 [CDC 813-60, NCIB 9155, NCTC 10211]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Serratia marcescens Bizio
Strain Designations BS 303 [CDC 813-60, NCIB 9155, NCTC 10211]
Produces aspartylglucosaminidase aspartylglucosylamine deaspartylase, N(4)-(beta-N-acetylglucosaminyl)-L-asparaginase
Produces follicle-stimulating hormone binding inhibitor FSH-BI
Pond water
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
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Kocur
Pond water

Tanaka M, et al. Process for producing L-asparaginase. US Patent 3,627,639 dated Dec 14 1971

Sluss PM, Reichert LE Jr.. Bacterial FSH binding inhibitor. US Patent 4,652,450 dated Mar 24 1987

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

Ophthalmic optics--Contact lens care products--Microbiological requirements and test methods for products and regimens for hygienic management of contact lenses. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 14729:2001.

Ophthalmic optics--Contact lens care products--Antimicrobial preservative efficacy testing and guidance on determining discard date. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 14730:2000.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109624 Sequence 357 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M59160 Serratia marcescens 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF052260 Serratia marcescens DNA gyrase A (gyrA) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M33965 S.marcescens alkaline phosphatase (phoA) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U77449 Serratia marcescens RNA polymerase beta-subunit (rpoB) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M63373 S.marcescens glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gap) gene, partial cds.

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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.
Basic Documentation
  1. ATCC strains for agar art

    Biosafety level 1 strains that can be used in agar art include:

    Date Updated: 12/14/2017