Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner (ATCC® 35646)

Strain Designations: USDA HD522  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations USDA HD522
Produces Bacillus thuringiensis crystal protein delta-endotoxin
Produces delta-endotoxin
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor USDA

. . C.R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci. Ser. D Sci. Nat. 286: 799, 1978.

. . C.R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci. Ser. D Sci. Nat. 286: 1175-1178, 1978.

. . C.R. Hebd. Seances Acad. Sci. Ser. D Sci. Nat. 286: 1629-1632, 1978.

de Barjac H, et al. Toxicite de Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis, serotype H14, pour les larves de phlebotomes, vecteurs de leishmanioses. Bull. Soc. Pathol. Exot. 74: 485-489, 1981.

Demezas DH, Bell J. Evaluation of low molecular weight RNA profiles and ribotyping to differentiate some Bacillus species. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 18: 582-589, 1995.

Goldberg LJ, Margalit J. A bacterial spore demonstrating rapid larvicidal activity against Anopheles sergentii, Uranotaenia unquiculata, Culex univitattus, Aedes aegypti and Culex pipiens. Mosq. News 37: 355-358, 1977.

Temeyer KB. Larvicidal activity of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis in the dipteran Haematobia irritans. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 47: 952-955, 1984. PubMed: 6742837

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AAJM01000000 Bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis ATCC 35646, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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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.
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