Porphyromonas asaccharolytica (Holdeman and Moore) Shah and Collins (ATCC® 25260)

Strain Designations: VPI 4198 [B440, JCM 6326]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides melaninogenicus subsp. asaccharolyticus Holdeman and Moore
Strain Designations VPI 4198 [B440, JCM 6326]
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
Type Strain yes
Name of Depositor WE Moore
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- WE Moore <-- S Finegold B440

Finegold SM, Barnes EM. Report of the ICSB Taxonomic Subcommittee on Gram-Negative Anaerobic Rods. Proposal that the saccharolytic and asaccharolytic strains at present classified in the species Bacteroides melaninogenicus (Oliver and Wherry) be reclassified in two species as Bacteroides melaninogenicus and Bacteroides asaccharolyticus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 27: 388-391, 1977.

Shah HN, Collins MD. Proposal for reclassification of Bacteroides asaccharolyticus, Bacteroides gingivalis, and Bacteroides endodontalis in a new genus, Porphyromonas. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 128-131, 1988.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110198 Sequence 931 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L16490 Porphyromonas asaccharolytica ATCC 25260 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

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  • 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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