Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis (ATCC® 27536)

Strain Designations: P23  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bifidobacterium animalis (Mitsuoka) Scardovi and Trovatelli
Strain Designations P23
Chicken feces, animal
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 1053: Reinforced Clostridial medium (Oxoid CM149)
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 V Scardovi
Chicken feces, animal

Scardovi V, Trovatelli LD. Bifidobacterium animalis (Mitsuoka) comb. nov. and the "minimum" and "subtile" groups of new bifidobacteria found in sewage. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 24: 21-28, 1974.

Solano-Aguilar G, et al. Detection of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis (Bb12) in the Intestine after Feeding of Sows and Their Piglets. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74(20): 6338-6347, 2008.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L36967 Bifidobacterium animalis 16S-23S rRNA intergenic spacer region.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ318089 Bifidobacterium animalis insertion sequence IS1999 tnpA gene, ORF2 and ORF3.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF261674 Bifidobacterium animalis strain ATCC 27536 L-lactate dehydrogenase gene, partial cds.

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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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