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Ruminococcus albus Hungate (ATCC® 27210)

Strain Designations: 7 [NCDO 2250]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 7 [NCDO 2250]
Bovine rumen
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 158: RGCA
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 97% CO2-3% H2 or Anaerobic CO2
Name of Depositor MP Bryant
Bovine rumen

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U43089 Ruminococcus albus xylanase A (xynA) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L76598 Ruminococcus albus small subunit ribosomal RNA (16S rDNA) gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U30293 Ruminococcus albus recombination enzyme (recA) gene, partial cds.

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