To ATCC Valued Customers,

ATCC stands ready to support our customers’ needs during the coronavirus pandemic. If you experience any issues with your products or services, please contact ATCC Customer Service at For Technical questions please contact Thank you.

Privacy Policy Update

We remain dedicated to protecting your data and experience throughout our platforms. We have updated our Privacy Policy and your continued use of the Site means you have accepted the revised Privacy Policy. View now >

Bacillus cereus Frankland and Frankland (ATCC® 14579)

Genome Data Seal Click here to learn about our Enhanced Authentication Initiative

Strain Designations: [BCRC 10603, CCM 2010, CCUG 7414, CIP 66.24, DSM 31, HAMBI 1887, HAMBI 1905, IAM 12605, JCM 2152, LMG 6923, NBRC 15305, NCCB 75008, NCIMB 9373, NCTC 2599, NRRL B-3711, VKM B-504]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

View Permits

Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations [BCRC 10603, CCM 2010, CCUG 7414, CIP 66.24, DSM 31, HAMBI 1887, HAMBI 1905, IAM 12605, JCM 2152, LMG 6923, NBRC 15305, NCCB 75008, NCIMB 9373, NCTC 2599, NRRL B-3711, VKM B-504]
Produces restriction endonuclease Bce14579I
Food testing
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RE Gordon
Special Collection ATCC

Ivanova N., et al. Genome sequence of Bacillus cereus and comparative analysis with Bacillus anthracis. Nature 423: 87-91, 2003. PubMed: 12721630

Leonard C, et al. Integrated physical and genetic mapping of Bacillus cereus and other gram-positive bacteria based on IS231A transposition vectors. Infect. Immun. 66: 2163-2169, 1998. PubMed: 9573103

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

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

Shibata T, et al. Site-specific deoxyribonucleases in Bacillus subtilis and other Bacillus strains. J. Bacteriol. 128: 473-476, 1976. PubMed: 824277

Lawrence TS, Ford WW. Studies on aerobic spore-bearing non-pathogenic bacteria. Spore-bearing bacteria in milk. J. Bacteriol. 1: 277-320, 1916.

J. Gen. Microbiol. 34: 271, 1964.

Frankland GC, Frankland PF. Studies on some new micro-organisms from air. Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B Biol. Sci. 173: 257-287, 1887.

Identification of Presumptive Isolates of Bacillus anthracis. Gaithersburg, MD:AOAC International;AOAC "Official Methods of Analysis of the AOAC International" 2004.04.

Identification of Bacillus anthracis from Culture -- Gas Chromatographic Analysis of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAMEs). Gaithersburg, MD

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE016877 Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579, complete genome.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X98626 B.cereus SNF2 gene, partial

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y10927 B.cereus bct1 and bcglr genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110270 Sequence 1003 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111054 Sequence 1787 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111073 Sequence 1806 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111085 Sequence 1818 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L48555 Bacillus cereus (library ATCC 14579) vrrA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L37572 Bacillus cereus GyrB-GyrA intergenic spacer, DNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L37576 Bacillus cereus 16S-23S rRNA intergenic spacer, DNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ304815 Bacillus cereus partial clo1 gene for putative cereolysin O.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ304816 Bacillus cereus partial clo2 gene for putative cereolysin O.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ007952 Bacillus cereus celR, bct499b, chrA, ydjC and celF genes, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ272333 Bacillus cereus cheA gene for histidine kinase, strain ATCC 14579.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ007794 Bacillus cereus hblC, hblD, hblA, hblB, kin1 and gerX genes, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ272330 Bacillus cereus fliY gene for component of flagellar switch complex, strain ATCC 14579.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ007795 Bacillus cereus yndD, yndE, yndF, proC, yfnA, orf6, sspC, trrA, and hblC genes, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ243712 Bacillus cereus yvfR (partial), yvfS, yvfT, yvfU, nprB, plcR, ykoW, ywjD and ywjE genes and ORF2.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ237785 Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579 21.2 kb chromosomal locus containing genes encoding enterotoxic hemolysin BL and surrounding regions; yndD (partial), yndE, yndF, proC, yfnA, sspC, trp1, hblC, hblD, hblA, hblB, shk1 and ger (partial) genes.

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