Bacillus cereus Frankland and Frankland (ATCC® 55000)

Strain Designations: B 153-2-2  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bacillus megaterium
Strain Designations B 153-2-2
Biological control of Rhizoctonia solani
Soybean, Glycine max
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
Although originally deposited as Bacillus megaterium, full-length sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene supports reclassification of this strain as Bacillus cereus. This change is further supported by the observation of ß hemolysis on blood agar and a phenotypic analysis using both API CH/B and Vitek 2 compact Bacillus databases.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1876: Nutrient broth or agar with 10 mcg/ml rifampicin
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor Z Liu and JB Sinclair
U.S. Patent Number
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
Soybean, Glycine max

Liu ZL, Sinclair JB. Bacillus megaterium ATCC 55000 and method of use thereof to control R. solani. US Patent 5,403,583 dated Apr 4 1995

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