Acidaminococcus fermentans Rogosa (ATCC® 25085)

Strain Designations: VR4  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

View Permits

Strain Designations VR4
Pig gut
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)
Medium ATCC® Medium 510: Acidaminococcus medium (VR)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor M Rogosa
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--M Rogosa<<--R. Fuller
Pig gut

Rogosa M. Acidaminococcus gen. n., Acidaminococcus fermentans sp. n., anaerobic gram-negative diplococci using amino acids as the sole energy source for growth. J. Bacteriol. 98: 756-766, 1969. PubMed: 5784223

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

Cook GM, et al. Emendation of the description of Acidaminococcus fermentans, a trans-aconitate- and citrate-oxidizing bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 44: 576-578, 1994.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X65935 A.fermentans 16S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X81440 A.fermentans gctA and gtcB genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X59645 A.fermentans (ATCC 25085) hgdC, gcdA and hgdA genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X14252 Acidaminococcus fermentans hgdA and hgdB genes for 2-hydroxyglutaryl-CoA dehydratase alpha- and beta-subunit.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF030576 Acidaminococcus fermentans methylmalonyl-CoA decarboxylase alpha subunit (mmdA) gene, partial cds; and glutaconyl-CoA decarboxylase delta subunit (gcdD), glutaconyl-CoA decarboxylase gamma subunit (gcdC), and glutaconyl-CoA decarboxylase beta

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
Basic Documentation