Faecalibacterium prausnitzii (ATCC® 27766)

Strain Designations: VPI C13-20-A [ATCC 29739]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Fusobacterium prausnitzii (Hauduroy et al.) Moore and Holdeman
Strain Designations VPI C13-20-A [ATCC 29739]
Feces, human
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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1703: Chopped meat carbohydrates with rumen fluid
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 97% CO2-3% H2
Name of Depositor LV Holdeman
Feces, human

Duncan SH, et al. Growth requirements and fermentation products of Fusobacterium prausnitzii, and a proposal to reclassify it as Faecalibacterium prausnitzii gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52(Pt 6): 2141-2146, 2002. PubMed: 12508881

Wang RF, et al. PCR detection and quantitiation of predominant anaerobic bacteria in human and animal fecal samples. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62: 1242-1247, 1996. PubMed: 8919784

Wang RF, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of Fusobacterium prausnitzii based upon the 16S rRNA gene sequence and PCR confirmation. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 341-343, 1996. PubMed: 8573517

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X85022 F.prausnitzii DNA for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58682 Fusobacterium prausnitzii small subunit rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF342859 Fusobacterium prausnitzii strain ATCC 27766 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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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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