Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. pneumoniae (Schroeter) Trevisan (ATCC® 12657)

Strain Designations: NCIB 8805 [A3, NCDC 383-68]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Aerobacter aerogenes Hormaeche and Edwards
Strain Designations NCIB 8805 [A3, NCDC 383-68]
Produces extracellular polysaccharide exopolysaccharide, polysaccharide (extracellular)
Respiratory research
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.

Antigenic Properties Type 54 (Danish designation 15B)
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Type 54 (Danish designation 15B)
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor NCIMB
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NCIMB<<--J. Wilkinson A3

Duguid JP, Wilkinson JF. The influence of cultural conditions on polysaccharide production by Aerobacter aerogenes. J. Gen. Microbiol. 9: 174-189, 1953. PubMed: 13096700

Duguid JP, et al. The distribution of polysaccharide production in Aerobacter and Escherichia strains and its relation to antigenic character; with a note on the influence of potassium deficiency upon production of polysaccharide by Aerobacter aerogenes. J. Gen. Microbiol. 11: 59-72, 1954. PubMed: 13192303

Aspinall GO, et al. The extracellular polysaccharide of Aerobacter aerogenes A3 (S1) (Klebsiella type 54). Biochem. J. 59: 446-451, 1955. PubMed: 14363115

Dudman WF, Wilkinson JF. The composition of the extracellular polysaccharides of Aerobacter-Klebsiella strains. Biochem. J. 62: 289-295, 1956. PubMed: 13293186

Smith IW, et al. Volutin production in Aerobacter aerogenes due to nutrient imbalance. J. Bacteriol. 68: 450-463, 1954. PubMed: 13201550

. . J. Pathol. Bacteriol. 67: 289, 1954.

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