Streptococcus ferus Coykendall (ATCC® 33477)

Strain Designations: 8S1 [CNCTC 11/89]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 8S1 [CNCTC 11/89]
Mouth of wild rat
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 (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 235: Todd-Hewitt broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor AL Coykendall
Mouth of wild rat

Coykendall AL. Proposal to elevate the subspecies of Streptococcus mutans to species status, based on their molecular composition. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 27: 26-30, 1977.

Coykendall AL. Streptococcus sobrinus nom. rev. and Streptococcus ferus nom. rev.: Habitat of these and other mutans streptococci. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 883-885, 1983.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF276265 Streptococcus ferus elongation factor Tu (tuf) gene, partial cds.

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