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Citrobacter freundii (Braak) Werkman and Gillen (ATCC® 8090)

Strain Designations: [ATCC 13316, NCTC 9750]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations [ATCC 13316, NCTC 9750]
Produces restriction endonuclease CfrAI
Quality control strain
Reference material
Quality control strain for Sensititre products
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 yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor CH Werkman

Werkman CH, Gillen GF. Bacteria producing trimethylene glycol. J. Bacteriol. 23: 167-182, 1932.

Opinion 26. Designation of neotype strains (cultures) of type species of the bacterial genera Salmonella, Shigella Arizona, Escherichia, Citobacter, and Proteus of the family Enterobacteriaceae. Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 13: 35-36, 1963.

Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 14: 57, 1964.

Daniel AS, et al. Distribution and diversity of hsd genes in Escherichia coli and other enteric bacteria. J. Bacteriol. 170: 1775-1782, 1988. PubMed: 2832380

Larsen RA, et al. Identification of TonB homologs in the family Enterobacteriaceae and evidence for conservation of TonB-dependent energy transduction complexes. J. Bacteriol. 178: 1363-1373, 1996. PubMed: 8631714

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Water microbiology. Method 14: Salmonellae. Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS 4276.14-1995.

Colitag™ Test Kit QC Set. CPI International

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109531 Sequence 264 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111469 Sequence 2202 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X59389 C. freundii MglB gene for a galactose binding protein.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X58820 C. freundii livJ gene for leucine-isoleucine binding protein.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF052253 Citrobacter freundii DNA gyrase A (gyrA) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X14960 Citrobacter fruendii htpR gene for sigma 32 transcription factor.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U14466 Citrobacter freundii ATCC 8090 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (gnd) gene, partial cds.

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.
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