Lactobacillus helveticus (Orla-Jensen) Bergey et al. (ATCC® 15009)

Strain Designations: Lh12 [No. 12]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Lh12 [No. 12]
Dairy products; Emmental (Swiss) cheese
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® no
Type Strain yes
DNA hybridization
Medium ATCC® Medium 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor PA Hansen
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- PA Hansen <-- S. Orla-Jensen Thermobacterium No. 12
Dairy products; Emmental (Swiss) cheese

Rogosa M, Hansen PA. Nomenclatural considerations of certain species of Lactobacillus Beijerinck. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 177-186, 1971.

Simonds J, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid hybridization among strains of lactobacilli. J. Bacteriol. 107: 382-384, 1971. PubMed: 4935327

Auvray F, et al. Plasmid integration in a wide range of bacteria mediated by the integrase of Lactobacillus delbrueckii bacteriophage mv4. J. Bacteriol. 179: 1837-1845, 1997. PubMed: 9068626

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : A61368 Sequence 8 from Patent WO9709448.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z75484 L.helveticus rrn operon, 23S-5S rRNA spacer.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X66723 L.helveticus gene for D-lactate dehydrogenase.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z75483 L.helveticus rrn operon, 16S-23S rRNA spacer (short).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z75482 L.helveticus rrn operon, 16S-23S rRNA spacer (long), tRNA-Ile and tRNA-Ala genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ388559 Lactobacillus helveticus S-layer gene for surface layer protein, strain ATCC 15009.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF213704 Lactobacillus helveticus strain ATCC 15009; CRL 974 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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