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Staphylococcus capitis subsp. capitis Kloos and Schleifer (ATCC® 27840)

Strain Designations: LK 499  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations LK 499
Isolation
Human skin
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes RefKloos WE, Schleifer KH. Isolation and characterization of staphylococci from human skin. II. Description of four new species: Staphylococcus warneri, Staphylococcus capitis, Staphylococcus hominis, and Staphylococcus simulans. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 25: 62-79, 1975. , RefBannerman TL, Kloos WE. Staphylococcus capitis subsp. ureolyticus subsp. nov. from human skin. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 144-147, 1991. PubMed: 1995030, RefSkerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor WE Kloos
Isolation
Human skin
References

Kloos WE, Schleifer KH. Isolation and characterization of staphylococci from human skin. II. Description of four new species: Staphylococcus warneri, Staphylococcus capitis, Staphylococcus hominis, and Staphylococcus simulans. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 25: 62-79, 1975.

Bannerman TL, Kloos WE. Staphylococcus capitis subsp. ureolyticus subsp. nov. from human skin. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 144-147, 1991. PubMed: 1995030

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

Kloos WE, Schleifer KH. Isolation and characterization of staphylococci from human skin. II. Description of four new species: Staphylococcus warneri, Staphylococcus capitis, Staphylococcus hominis, and Staphylococcus simulans. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 25: 62-79, 1975.

Bannerman TL, Kloos WE. Staphylococcus capitis subsp. ureolyticus subsp. nov. from human skin. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 144-147, 1991. PubMed: 1995030

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z26940 S.capitis (capitis) gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L37599 Staphylococcus capitis 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF298798 Staphylococcus capitis translation elongation factor Tu (tuf) gene, partial cds.

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