Clostridium perfringens (Veillon and Zuber) Hauduroy et al. (ATCC® 10543)

Strain Designations: BP6K [L.S. McClung 1988]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations BP6K [L.S. McClung 1988]
Assay of amino acids
Biosafety Level 2

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® yes
Type Strain no
Comments The presence of cpa, cpb2, and pfoA genes was confirmed by PCR.
This strain does not produce epsilon toxin
Medium ATCC® Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial Agar/Broth Medium (pre-reduced)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2- 10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor MJ Boyd
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- MJ Boyd <-- NIH

Boyd MJ, et al. A microbiological procedure for the assay of amino acids with Clostridium perfringens (Welchii) BP6K. J. Biol. Chem. 174: 1027-1035, 1948.

Boyd MJ, et al. The growth requirements of Clostridium perfringens (welchii) BP6K. J. Biol. Chem. 174: 1013-1025, 1948.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X71123 C.perfringens nanH gene for neuraminidase.

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