Streptococcus criceti (ATCC® 19642)

Strain Designations: HS-6 [CNCTC 8/89]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Streptococcus cricetus Coykendall
Strain Designations HS-6 [CNCTC 8/89]
Produces dextrans dextran
Quality control strain
Oral cavity - animal
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 90% air, 10% CO2
Name of Depositor RJ Fitzgerald
Oral cavity - animal

Coykendall AL. Proposal to elevate the subspecies of Streptococcus mutans to species status, based on their molecular composition. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 27: 26-30, 1977.

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

Fitzgerald RJ, Keyes PH. Demonstration of the etiologic role of streptococci in experimental caries in the hamster. J. Am. Dent. Assoc. 61: 9-19, 1960.

type strain

Caries lesion in hamster

GP2 MicroPlate. Biolog.

TRÜPER H G, DE’ CLARI L. Taxonomic note erratum and correction of further specific epithets formed as substantives (nouns) in apposition. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 615, 1998.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z95898 Streptococcus cricetus sodA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF276260 Streptococcus criceti elongation factor Tu (tuf) gene, partial cds.

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