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Megasphaera elsdenii (Gutierrez et al.) Rogosa (ATCC® 25940)

Strain Designations: Strain BE2-2083  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

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Strain Designations Strain BE2-2083
Rumen of sheep
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
Name of Depositor NCIMB
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCIMB <-- S. Elsden and D. Lewis LC1
Rumen of sheep

Elsden SR, et al. Properties of a fatty acid forming organism isolated from the rumen of sheep. J. Bacteriol. 72: 681-689, 1956. PubMed: 13376515

Rogosa M. Transfer of Peptostreptococcus elsdenii Gutierrez et al. to a new genus, Megasphaera (M. elsdenii (Gutierrez et al.) comb. nov.). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 187-189, 1971.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U95027 Megasphaera elsdenii ATCC 25940 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF013113 Megasphaera elsdenii 70 kDa heat shock protein (dnaK) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L04528 Megasphaera elsdenii short chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase gene, complete cds.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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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