Bacillus cereus Frankland and Frankland (ATCC® 27348)

Strain Designations: 569  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 569
Produces beta-lactamases beta-lactamase, lactamase
Production of a broad spectrum beta-lactamase for use in assaying mixtures of antibiotics
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 no
Cephalosporinase and penicillinase activity
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor LD Sabath

Sabath LD, Abraham EP. Zinc as a cofactor for cephalosporinase from Bacillus cereus 569. Biochem. J. 98: 11c-13c, 1966. PubMed: 4957174

Sabath LD, Finland M. Thiol-group binding of zinc to a beta-lactamase of Bacillus cereus: differential effects on enzyme activity with penicillin and cephalosporins as substrates. J. Bacteriol. 95: 1513-1519, 1968. PubMed: 4967769

Sabath LD, Abraham EP. Cephalosporinase and penicillinase activity of Bacillus cereus. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 5: 392-397, 1965. PubMed: 4956798

Sabath LD, et al. Rapid microassay of gentamicin, kanamycin, neomycin, streptomycin, and vancomycin in serum or plasma. J. Lab. Clin. Med. 78: 457-463, 1971. PubMed: 4999161

Sabath LD, et al. Measurement of three antibiotics (penicillin, cephalothin, chloramphenicol) when present together in mixtures. Appl. Microbiol. 16: 877-880, 1968. PubMed: 5187067

Sabath LD, et al. Rapid microassay for circulating nephrotoxic antibiotics. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 10: 83-90, 1970. PubMed: 5000271

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  • 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.
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