Alistipes putredinis (Weinberg et al.) Rautio et al. (ATCC® 29800)

Strain Designations: VPI 3293 [1Ando, CCUG 45780, CIP 104286, DSM 17216]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides putredinis (Weinberg et al.) Kelly
Strain Designations VPI 3293 [1Ando, CCUG 45780, CIP 104286, DSM 17216]
Feces, human
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
This strain has been sequenced as a reference genome for the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
Medium ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic 

Name of Depositor EP Cato
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- EP Cato <-- S Suzuki 1 Ando
Feces, human

Cato EP, et al. Proposal of neotype strains for seven non-saccharolytic Bacteroides species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 29: 427-434, 1979.

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

. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1701-1702, 2003. PubMed: 14657096

Rautio M, et al. Reclassification of Bacteroides putredinis (Weinberg et al., 1937) in a new genus Alistipes gen. nov., as Alistipes putredinis comb. nov., and description of Alistipes finegoldii sp. nov., from human sources . Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 26: 182-188, 2003. PubMed: 12866844

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L16497 Bacteroides putredinis ATCC 29800 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

Complete Genome (GenBank) : ABFK02000000 Alistipes putredinis DSM 17216, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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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.
Basic Documentation
  1. Anaerobes commercially available media

    Date Updated: 6/11/2019