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Atopobium fossor (Bailey and Love) Kageyama et al. (ATCC® 43386)

Strain Designations: VPB 2127 [CCUG 45424, JCM 9981, NCTC 11919]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Eubacterium fossor Bailey and Love
Strain Designations VPB 2127 [CCUG 45424, JCM 9981, NCTC 11919]
Pharyngeal swab from normal horse, Australia
Biosafety Level 2

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 1490: Modified chopped meat medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DN Love, GD Bailey
Pharyngeal swab from normal horse, Australia

Bailey GD, Love DN. Eubacterium fossor sp. nov., an agar-corroding organism from normal pharynx and oral and respiratory tract lesions of horses. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 383-387, 1986.

Validation list no. 71. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1325-1326, 1999.

Kageyama A, et al. Phylogenic and phenotypic evidence for the transfer of Eubacterium fossor to the genus Atopobium as Atopobium fossor comb. nov.. Microbiol. Immunol. 43: 389-395, 1999. PubMed: 10449244

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type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB015945 16S rRNA sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L34620 Eubacterium fosser 16S ribosomal RNA.

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