Bacillus cereus Frankland and Frankland (ATCC® 12826)

Strain Designations: Type Strain A, variant IV  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Type Strain A, variant IV
Sporicidal test
Bacteriophage host
Type Strain no
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
Type Strain no
Does not produce zwittermicin A
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor DM Bertucci

The genus Bacillus, Agriculture Handbook 427. Washington, DC: ARS/USDA; 1973.

Loessner MJ, et al. Three Bacillus cereus bacteriophage endolysins are unrelated but reveal high homology to cell wall hydrolases from different bacilli. J. Bacteriol. 179: 2845-2851, 1997. PubMed: 9139898

Stabb EV, et al. Zwittermicin A-producing strains of Bacillus cereus from diverse soils. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60: 4404-4412, 1994. PubMed: 7811080

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Preservation of test organisms used for the determination of bactericidal, sporicidal and fungicidal activity. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 12353:2006.

Chemical disinfectants --- Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of sporicidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in food, industrial, domestic and intitutional areas --- Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1). London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 13704:2002.

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics --- Basic sporicidal activity --- Test method and requirements (phase 1, step 1). London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 14347:2005.

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics --- Application of European Standards for chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 14885:2006.

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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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