Cryptobacterium curtum Nakazawa et al. (ATCC® 700683)

Strain Designations: 12-3 [D12-3]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 12-3 [D12-3]
Rflp analysis
Periodontal pocket of an adult human with periodontal disease, 1995
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1053: Reinforced Clostridial medium (Oxoid CM149)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor Niigata University School of Dentistry
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--Niigata University School of Dentistry<<--E. Hoshino
Periodontal pocket of an adult human with periodontal disease, 1995
Year of Origin 1995

Nakazawa F, et al. Cryptobacterium curtum gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of Gram-positive anaerobic rod isolated from human oral cavities. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1193-1200, 1999. PubMed: 10425779

Sato T, et al. Restriction fragment-length polymorphism analysis of 16S rDNA from oral asaccharolytic Eubacterium species amplified by polymerase chain reaction. Oral Microbiol. Immunol. 13: 23-29, 1998. PubMed: 9573818

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABTM01000000 Cryptobacterium curtum DSM 15641, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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