Propionispora hippei Abou-Zeid et al. (ATCC® BAA-665)

Strain Designations: KS [DSM 15287]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations KS [DSM 15287]
Degrades poly (propylene adipate)
Produces propionic acid
isolation date: 1998
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 (Hanno Biebl, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1754: PETC medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor H Biebl, DM Abou-Zeid
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
H Biebl
D M Abou-Zeid
isolation date: 1998
Year of Origin 1998

sewage digester sludge from municipal treatment plant, Gifhorn, Lower Saxony

Hanno Biebl, personal communication

Abou-Zeid DM, et al. Propionispora hippei sp. nov., a novel Gram-negative, spore-forming anaerobe that produces propionic acid. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54(Pt 3): 951-954, 2004. PubMed: 15143048

Hanno Biebl, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ508927 Propionispora hippei partial 16S rRNA gene, clone 5

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