Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. nucleatum Knorr (ATCC® 25586)

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Strain Designations: VPI 4355 [1612A]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations VPI 4355 [1612A]
Media testing
Quality control
Cervico-facial lesion
Biosafety Level 2

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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. nucleatum ATCC 25586, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Lysine metabolism
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1490: Modified chopped meat medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor WE Moore
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- WE Moore <-- A Prevot 1612A
Cervico-facial lesion

Barker HA, et al. Pathway of lysine degradation in Fusobacterium nucleatum. J. Bacteriol. 152: 201-207, 1982. PubMed: 6811551

Quality Control for Commercially Prepared Microbiological Culture Media; Approved Standard - 3rd Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M22-A3.

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

Quality Control of Microbiological Transport Systems; Approved Standard. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M40-A.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X72582 Fusobacterium nucleatum fomA gene, strain ATCC 25586.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ133496 Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. nucleatum 16S ribosomal RNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X55401 Fusobacterium nucleatum small subunit ribosomal RNA, subsp. nucleatum.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE009951 Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. nucleatum ATCC 25586, complete genome.

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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