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Parabacteroides distasonis (Eggerth and Gagnon) Sakamoto and Benno (ATCC® 8503)

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Strain Designations: [NCTC 11152]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides distasonis Eggerth and Gagnon
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations [NCTC 11152]
Produces catalase
Produces superoxide dismutase
Quality control strain
Quality control strain for bioMerieux Vitek and IDS products
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Parabacteroides distasonis ATCC 8503, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Name of Depositor AH Eggerth

Cato EP, Johnson JL. Reinstatement of species rank for Bacteroides fragilis, B. ovatus, B. distasonis, B. thetaiotaomicron, and B. vulgatus: Designation of neotype strains for Bacteroides fragilis (Veillon and Zuber) Castellani and Chalmers and Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (Distaso) Castellani and Chalmers. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 26: 230-237, 1976.

Eggerth AH, Gagnon BH. The bacteroides of human feces. J. Bacteriol. 25: 389-413, 1933.

Wang RF, et al. PCR detection and quantitiation of predominant anaerobic bacteria in human and animal fecal samples. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62: 1242-1247, 1996. PubMed: 8919784

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

Gregory EM, et al. Production and some properties of catalase and superoxide dismutase from the anaerobe Bacteroides distasonis. J. Bacteriol. 129: 1298-1302, 1977. PubMed: 845116

BD Crystal ANR QC Set. BD Becton Dickinson; Crystal

. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 7, of the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 56: 2251-2252, 2006. PubMed: 17012543

Sakamoto M, Benno Y. Reclassification of Bacteroides distasonis, Bacteroides goldsteinii and Bacteroides merdae as Parabacteroides distasonis gen. nov., comb. nov., Parabacteroides goldsteinii comb. nov. and Parabacteroides merdae comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 56(Pt 7): 1599-1605, 2006. PubMed: 16825636

RapID™ ANA Panel QC Set. Remel™.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110197 Sequence 930 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M86695 Bacteroides distasonis 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ279040 Bacteroides distasonis partial gyrA gene for DNA gyrase subunit A, strain ATCC 8503.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB238922 Parabacteroides distasonis gene for 16S ribosomal RNA, partial; strain: JCM 5825

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000140 Parabacteroides distasonis ATCC 8503, complete genome.

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Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019