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Lactobacillus acidophilus (Moro) Hansen and Mocquot (ATCC® 4356)

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Strain Designations: Scav [IFO 13951, M. Rogosa 210X, NCIB 8690, P.A. Hansen L 917]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations Scav [IFO 13951, M. Rogosa 210X, NCIB 8690, P.A. Hansen L 917]
Produces hydrogen peroxide
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® yes
Type Strain yes
Agglutinating antigens
Medium ATCC® Medium 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor WL Kulp

Efthymiou C, Hansen PA. An antigenic analysis of Lactobacillus acidophilus. J. Infect. Dis. 110: 258-267, 1962. PubMed: 13889379

Mills CK. Agglutinating antigens of Lactobacillus jugurti ATCC 521. J. Gen. Microbiol. 57: 105-114, 1969. PubMed: 4980721

Hansen PA, Mocquot G. Lactobacillus acidophilus (Moro) comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 20: 325-327, 1970.

Zheng HY, et al. Effects of H2O2-producing lactobacilli on Neisseria gonorrhoeae growth and catalase activity. J. Infect. Dis. 170: 1209-1215, 1994. PubMed: 7963715

Kahala M, et al. In vivo expression of the Lactobacillus brevis S-layer gene. J. Bacteriol. 179: 284-286, 1997. PubMed: 8982011

Auvray F, et al. Plasmid integration in a wide range of bacteria mediated by the integrase of Lactobacillus delbrueckii bacteriophage mv4. J. Bacteriol. 179: 1837-1845, 1997. PubMed: 9068626

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : A61361 Sequence 1 from Patent WO9709448.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109588 Sequence 321 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110947 Sequence 1680 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X89375 L.acidophilus DNA for SA-protein gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X89376 L.acidophilus DNA for SB-protein gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58802 Lactobacillus acidophilus 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X71412 L.acidophilus gene for surface layer protein.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z75474 L.acidophilus rrn operon, 23S-5S rRNA spacer.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U32971 Lactobacillus acidophilus 16S-23S rRNA spacer region.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z75472 L.acidophilus rrn operon, 16S-23S rRNA spacer (short).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z75473 L.acidophilus rrn operon, 16S-23S rRNA spacer (long), tRNA-Ile and tRNA-Ala genes.

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Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019