Clostridium innocuum Smith and King (ATCC® 14501)

Strain Designations: B-3  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations B-3
Appendiceal abscess
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 yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor LD Smith
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LD Smith <-- CDC (E. King) <-- Murfreesboro Med. Clinic, TN CDC (E. King) <-- Murfreesboro Med. Clinic, TN
Appendiceal abscess

Greenberg JW, et al. Influence of lipoteichoic acid structure on recognition by the macrophage scavenger receptor. Infect. Immun. 64: 3318-3325, 1996. PubMed: 8757870

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

Smith LD, King E. Clostridium innocuum, sp. n., a sporeforming anaerobe isolated from human infections. J. Bacteriol. 83: 938-939, 1962. PubMed: 13914326

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109536 Sequence 269 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109987 Sequence 720 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M23732 C.innocuum 16S ribosomal RNA small subunit gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U09981 Clostridium innocuum ATCC 14501 Spo0A (spo0A) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U64878 Clostridium innocuum ribonuclease P RNA (rnpB) gene, partial sequence.

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    Date Updated: 6/11/2019