Bifidobacterium longum Reuter (ATCC® 51870)

Strain Designations: BB-79  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations BB-79
Produces acid exopolysaccharide
Human feces
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1053: Reinforced Clostridial medium (Oxoid CM149)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DG Hoover
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DG Hoover<<--N. Ishibashi
Human feces

Roberts CM, et al. Exopolysaccharide production by Bifidobacterium longum BB-79. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 78: 463-468, 1995.

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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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