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
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
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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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.
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