Unidentified bacterium (ATCC® BAA-148)

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

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Strain Designations HI
Reduces cholesterol to coprostanol
Human feces, October 1999, T. Knight
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Related to ATCC 51222
Medium ATCC® Medium 1872: Base cholesterol medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% N2, 10% CO2, 10% H2
Name of Depositor T Knight
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Human feces, October 1999, T. Knight
Year of Origin 1999

Knight T, Larsen B. Isolation and initial characterization of a cholesterol-reducing microorganism from human feces. FASEB J. 14: A496, 2000.

Travis Knight, personal communication

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