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Eikenella corrodens (Eiken) Jackson and Goodman (ATCC® 23834)

Strain Designations: 333/54-55  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides corrodens Eiken
Strain Designations 333/54-55
Sputum, South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control
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® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
Genome sequencing strain
This strain has been sequenced as a reference genome for the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
Medium ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor SD Henriksen
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- SD Henriksen <-- P Holm <-- M Eiken
Sputum, South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control

Eiken M. Studies on an anaerobic, rod-shaped, gram-negative microorganism: Bacteroides corrodens n. sp.. Acta Pathol. Microbiol. Scand. Sect. B Microbiol. 43: 404-416, 1958.

Henriksen SD. Corroding bacteria from the respiratory tract. 2. Bacteroides corrodens. Acta Pathol. Microbiol. Scand. 75: 91-96, 1969. PubMed: 5796085

Henriksen SD. Designation of the type strain of Bacteroides corrodens, Eiken 1958. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 19: 165-166, 1969.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109546 Sequence 279 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M22512 E. corrodens (strain ATCC 23834) 16S ribosomal RNA, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z12609 E. corrodens ecpA and ecpB genes encoding type 4 N-methylphenylalanine pilin and hag1 gene for hemagglutinin protein.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z12610 E. corrodens hag2, tufA, fus, rpsG and rpsL genes encoding hemagglutinin protein, elongation factor Tu, elongation factor G, ribosomal protein S7, and ribosomal protein S12

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ACEA01000000 Eikenella corrodens ATCC 23834, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ECU89166 Eikenella corrodens lysine decarboxylase (ECORLD) gene, complete cds

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