Cutibacterium acnes Scholz and Kilian (ATCC® 11827)

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Strain Designations: Gerath [23, C-7, VPI 4979]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Corynebacterium acnes (Gilchrist) Eberson
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations Gerath [23, C-7, VPI 4979]
Produces polysaccharides
Quality control strain
Produces a polysaccharide immunotherapeutic agent
Cell wall and DNA analyses
Quality control strain for API and bioMerieux Vitek products
Pharmaceutical and Personal Care
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® yes
Type Strain no
Cell wall and DNA analyses
Name of Depositor HP Seeliger
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- HP Seeliger <-- Lentze

Kobatake H, et al. Lipopolysaccharide and process for preparation thereof. US Patent 4,746,511 dated May 24 1988

Johnson JL, Cummins CS. Cell wall composition and deoxyribonucleic acid similarities among the anaerobic coryneforms, classical propionibacteria, and strains of Arachnia propionica. J. Bacteriol. 109: 1047-1066, 1972. PubMed: 5062339

US General Services Administration Test kit, anaerobe identification. Washington, DC:US General Services Administration;Commercial Item Description A-A-51238, 1985

Applied Biosystems, MicroSeq PHL Panel.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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.
Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019