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Lysinibacillus fusiformis (ATCC® 7055)

Strain Designations: NRS 350  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bacillus sphaericus Meyer and Neide
Strain Designations NRS 350
Produces 3-keto-1,4-pregnadiene
Produces 17-alpha-hydroxy-11-oxygenated-20-keto-steroids
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)
Reference strain for DNA similarity group IIB
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor NR Smith
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NR Smith<<--AMNH 732 (Bacillus fusiformis)

Arth GE, et al. Ring A unsaturated 6, 16-dimethyl steroids of the pregnane series. US Patent 3,054,811 dated Sep 18 1962

Gould DH. Alkylated cortical steroids. US Patent 3,053,832 dated Sep 11 1962

Smith NR, et al. Aerobic spore forming bacteria. US Dep Agric Monogr 16: 1-148, 1952.

Smith NR, et al. Aerobic mesophilic spore-forming bacteria. U.S. Dep. Agric. Misc. Publ. 559: 41, 1946.

Validation list no. 28. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 93-94, 1989.

Priest FG, et al. A numerical classification of the genus Bacillus. J. Gen. Microbiol. 134: 1847-1882, 1988. PubMed: 3246588

Krych VK, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid homologies among strains of Bacillus sphaericus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 476-484, 1980.

type strain

Ahmed I, et al. Proposal of Lysinibacillus boronitolerans gen. nov. sp. nov., and transfer of Bacillus fusiformis to Lysinibacillus fusiformis comb. nov. and Bacillus sphaericus to Lysinibacillus sphaericus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57(Pt 5): 1117-1125, 2007. PubMed: 17473269

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L14013 Bacillus fusiformis complete 16S ribosomal RNA gene.

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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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