Lactobacillus plantarum (Orla-Jensen) Bergey et al. (ATCC® 8014)

Strain Designations: 17-5 [BUCSAV 217, BUCSAV 449, Glaxo 664, ICPB 2080, NCDO 82, NCIB 6376, NCIB 8014, NCIB 8030]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Lactobacillus arabinosus Fred et al.
Strain Designations 17-5 [BUCSAV 217, BUCSAV 449, Glaxo 664, ICPB 2080, NCDO 82, NCIB 6376, NCIB 8014, NCIB 8030]
Assay of amino acids
Assay of biotin
Assay of calcium pantothenate
Assay of niacinamide nicotinamide
Assay of nicotinic acid niacin
Assay of pantothenic acid
Assay of tryptophan L-tryptophan
Metabolizes mevalonic acid
Produces lactic acid lactate
Quality control strain
Produces lactic acid from coconut water
Food testing
Pharmaceutical and Personal Care
Bacteriophage host
Synthesis of ribitol teichoic acids
Energy-producing pathways
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 no
Each NCIB culture from a different depositor
Accumulation of biotin
D-biotin conversion and metabolism
Biotin transport and accumulation
Formation of acetylmethylcarbinol
Effect of pantothenate derivatives on growth and coenzyme-A synthesis
Sulfur nutrition
Nitrate reduction
Effect of oleic acid on free biotin uptake
Ribitol-5-phosphate dehydrogenase
DNA base composition (45.1 moles % GC)
Medium ATCC® Medium 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor E McCoy

AACC Niacin--microbiological method. St. Paul, MN, 1999

Arch. Biochem. 16: 357-360, 1948.

Costilow RN, Humphreys TW. Nitrate reduction by certain strains of Lactobacillus plantarum. Science 121: 168, 1955. PubMed: 13225760

Lichstein HC, Waller JR. Factors affecting the accumulation of biotin by Lactobacillus arabinosus. J. Bacteriol. 81: 65-69, 1961. PubMed: 13761907

AOAC International Amino acids in vitamin preparations. Gaithersburg, MD:AOAC International;AOAC "Official Methods of Analysis of the AOAC International" 960.47.

Pierpoint WS, et al. The effect of some pantothenate derivatives on growth and coenzyme-A synthesis in bacteria. Biochem. J. 61: 190-197, 1955. PubMed: 13260197

. . Biochim. Biophys. Acta 67: 525-530, 1963.

Moat AG, Lichstein HC. Factors affecting the formation of acetylmethylcarbinol by lactobacillus arabinosus. J. Bacteriol. 66: 324-327, 1953. PubMed: 13096481

Shiota T, Clark FM. Studies on the sulfur nutrition of Lactobacillus arabinosus. J. Bacteriol. 70: 339-344, 1955. PubMed: 13263295

Durr IF, Shwayri AN. Metabolism of mevalonic acid by Lactobacillus plantarum . J. Bacteriol. 88: 361-366, 1964. PubMed: 14203352

Oxenburgh MS, Snoswell AM. Use of molar growth yields for the evaluation of energy-producing pathways in Lactobacillus plantarum. J. Bacteriol. 89: 913-914, 1965. PubMed: 14273684

Waller JR, Lichstein HC. Cell permeability: a factor in the biotin-oleate relationship in Lactobacillus arabinosus. II. Effect of oleic acid and other surfactants on free biotin uptake. J. Bacteriol. 93: 151-155, 1967. PubMed: 6020402

Miller A, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid base composition of lactobacilli determined by thermal denaturation. J. Bacteriol. 102: 278-280, 1970. PubMed: 5437728

Birnbaum J, Lichstein HC. Conversion of D-biotin to biotin vitamers by Lactobacillus arabinosus. J. Bacteriol. 89: 1035-1040, 1965. PubMed: 14276092

Strittmatter CF. Electron transport to oxygen in lactobacilli. J. Biol. Chem. 234: 2789-2793, 1959. PubMed: 13856390

Glaser L. The synthesis of teichoic acids. II. Polyribitol phosphate. J. Biol. Chem. 239: 3178-3186, 1964. PubMed: 14245358

Waller JR, Lichstein HC. Biotin transport and accumulation by cells of Lactobacillus plantarum. I. General properties of the system. J. Bacteriol. 90: 843-852, 1965. PubMed: 5847805

AOAC International Vitamin assays, microbiological method. Gaithersburg, MD:AOAC International;AOAC "Official Methods of Analysis of the AOAC International" 960.46.

Bringel F, et al. Arginine biosynthesis and regulation in Lactobacillus plantarum: the carA gene and the argCJBDF cluster are divergently transcribed. J. Bacteriol. 179: 2697-2706, 1997. PubMed: 9098069

Mayo B, et al. Cloning and characterization of cspL and cspP, two cold-inducible genes from Lactobacillus plantarum. J. Bacteriol. 179: 3039-3042, 1997. PubMed: 9139925

Waller JR, Lichstein HC. Biotin transport and accumulation by cells of Lactobacillus plantarum. II. Kinetics of the system. J. Bacteriol. 90: 853-856, 1965. PubMed: 5847806

Bartido SM, et al. Lactic acid fermentation of concentrated coconut water. Proc. Asia-Pacific Biotechnol. Congr. 1986: 93-99, 1986.

Birnbaum J, Lichstein HC. Metabolism of biotin and analogues of biotin by microorganisms. II. Further studies on the conversion of D-biotin to biotin vitamers by Lactobacillus plantarum. J. Bacteriol. 92: 913-920, 1966. PubMed: 5926758

Dietary Supplements: Oil-and Water-Soluble Vitamins with Minerals Tablets. Rockville, MD: U.S. Pharmacopeia; USP USP34-NF29, 2011

Applied Biosystems, MicroSeq Food Panel.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X62346 L.plantarum plasmid 8014-2 DNA (from Bc1I to HincII site).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF189765 Lactobacillus plantarum alpha-galactosidase (melA) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U97139 Lactobacillus plantarum 16S/23S ribosomal RNA large intergenic spacer region, tRNA-Ile and tRNA-Ala genes, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X99978 Lactobacillus plantarum citrulline biosynthetic gene cluster (carAB operon and argC, J, B, D, F-ccl operon) and usg and dsg partial sequences.

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