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Fusobacterium mortiferum (Harris) Moore and Holdeman (ATCC® 25557)

Strain Designations: VPI 4123A [350A]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations VPI 4123A [350A]
Maxillary abscess
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® no
Type Strain yes
Sugar metabolism
Medium ATCC® Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor WE Moore
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- WE Moore <-- A. Prevot 350A
Maxillary abscess

Robrish SA, et al. Sugar metabolism by fusobacteria: regulation of transport, phosphorylation, and polymer formation by Fusobacterium mortiferum ATCC 25557. Infect. Immun. 59: 4547-4554, 1991. PubMed: 1937813

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X55414 F.mortiferum rRNA small subunit.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58680 Fusobacterium mortiferum small subunit rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U81184 Fusobacterium mortiferum phospho-beta-glucosidase (pbgA) gene and putative endoglucanase (pbgB) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U81185 Fusobacterium mortiferum putative regulatory protein (malR), PTS protein EII (malB), and MalH (malH) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF342849 Fusobacterium mortiferum strain ATCC 25557 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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    Date Updated: 6/11/2019