Oxalobacter formigenes Allison et al. (ATCC® 35274)

Strain Designations: OxB [CIP 106513]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations OxB [CIP 106513]
Degrades oxalate
Sheep rumen
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 1352: Oxalate maintenance medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2, 10% CO2, 10% H2
Name of Depositor MJ Allison
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- MJ Allison <-- KA Dawson
Sheep rumen

Allison MJ, et al. Oxalobacter formigenes gen. nov., sp. nov.: oxalate-degrading anaerobes that inhabit the gastrointestinal tract. Arch. Microbiol. 141: 1-7, 1985. PubMed: 3994481

Dawson KA, et al. Isolation and some characteristics of anaerobic oxalate-degrading bacteria from the rumen. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 40: 833-839, 1980. PubMed: 7425628

Validation list no. 18. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 375-376, 1985.

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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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