Propionibacterium acnes (Gilchrist) Douglas and Gunter (ATCC® 11827)

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

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Deposited As Corynebacterium acnes (Gilchrist) Eberson
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
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
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

. . J. Bacteriol. 85: 870-874, 1963.

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.
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