Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis (Reuter) Mattarelli et al. (ATCC® 25962)

Strain Designations: 659  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bifidobacterium lactentis Reuter
Strain Designations 659
Produces restriction endonuclease BinI
Intestine of infant
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 yes
Referred to as the type strain of Bifidobacterium lactentis
DNA homology relationships
Medium ATCC® Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial
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 G Reuter
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- G Reuter <-- Dehnert
Intestine of infant

Reuter G. Designation of type strains for Bifidobacterium species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 273-275, 1971.

Scardovi V, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid homology relationships among species of the genus Bifidobacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 276-294, 1971.

Khosaka T, Kiwaki M. BinI: a new site-specific endonuclease from Bifidobacterium infantis. Gene 31: 251-255, 1984. PubMed: 6098530

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M84782 Bifidobacterium infantis (ATCC 25962) 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF261681 Bifidobacterium infantis strain ATCC 25962 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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