Treponema denticola (ex Flügge) Chan et al. (ATCC® 33521)

Strain Designations: 11  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Treponema denticola (Brumpt) Chen
Strain Designations 11
Subgingival plaque
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
Inhibition by fluoride
Medium ATCC® Medium 1494: Modified NOS medium
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor RK Nauman
Subgingival plaque

Hughes CA, Yotis WW. Effect of fluoride on Treponema denticola. Infect. Immun. 52: 914-915, 1986. PubMed: 3710591

Jacob E, et al. Detection of oral anaerobic spirochetes in dental plaque by the indirect fluorescent-antibody technique. J. Clin. Microbiol. 10: 934-936, 1979. PubMed: 391818

Jacob E, et al. Immunological relationship among oral anaerobic spirochetes as detected by indirect microhemagglutination. J. Clin. Microbiol. 12: 610-613, 1980. PubMed: 7419711

Roberts MC, et al. Characterization of tetracycline and erythromycin resistance determinants in Treponema denticola. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 40: 1690-1694, 1996. PubMed: 8807063

Wyss C, et al. Treponema amylovorum sp. nov., a Saccharolytic spirochete of medium size isolated from an advanced human periodontal lesion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 842-845, 1997.

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