Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. polymorphum (Knorr) Dzink et al. (ATCC® 10953)

Strain Designations: [NCTC 10562]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits And Restrictions

View Permits

Deposited As Fusobacterium polymorphum Knorr
Strain Designations [NCTC 10562]
Inflamed gingiva, adult male
Type Strain yes
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® yes
Type Strain yes
Immunobiological activities of porin fraction
Sodium requirement for glutamate-dependent sugar transport
Medium ATCC® Medium 1490: Modified chopped meat medium
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor H Hoffman
Inflamed gingiva, adult male

. . Ohio J. Sci. 53: 141, 1955.

Dzink JL, et al. Proposal of three subspecies of Fusobacterium nucleatum Knorr 1922: Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. nucleatum subsp. nov., comb. nov.; Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. polymorphum subsp. nov., nom. rev., comb. nov.; and Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. vincentii subsp. nov., nom. rev., comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 40: 74-78, 1990. PubMed: 2223601

Takada H, et al. Immunobiological activities of a porin fraction isolated from Fusobacterium nucleatum ATCC 10953. Infect. Immun. 56: 855-863, 1988. PubMed: 2831155

Robrish SA, Thompson J. Na+ requirement for glutamate-dependent sugar transport by Fusobacterium nucleatum ATCC 10953. Curr. Microbiol. 19: 329-334, 1989.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109570 Sequence 303 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110225 Sequence 958 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X72583 Fusobacterium nucleatum fomA gene, strain ATCC 10953.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X55402 Fusobacterium nucleatum small subunit ribosomal RNA, subsp. polymorphum.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF287812 Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. polymorphum 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF342832 Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. polymorphum strain ATCC 10953 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
Basic Documentation