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Porphyromonas gingivalis (Coykendall et al.) Shah and Collins (ATCC® 33277)

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Strain Designations: 2561  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides gingivalis Coykendall et al.
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations 2561
Quality control strain
Human gingival sulcus
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

Porphyromonas gingivalis ATCC 33277 DNA, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Invasion of gingival epithelial cells in culture

Genome sequenced strain

Component of MSA-1002, MSA-1003, and MSA-2002.

Medium ATCC® Medium 2722: Supplemented Tryptic Soy Broth/Agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor AL Coykendall
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- AL Coykendall <-- J Slots
Human gingival sulcus

Tompkins GR, et al. Detection and comparison of specific hemin binding by Porphyromonas gingivalis and Prevotella intermedia. J. Bacteriol. 179: 620-626, 1997. PubMed: 9006012

Barkocy-Gallagher GA, et al. Analysis of the prtP gene encoding porphypain, a cysteine proteinase of Porphyromonas gingivalis. J. Bacteriol. 178: 2734-2741, 1996. PubMed: 8631659

Tran SD, Rudney JD. Multiplex PCR using conserved and species-specific 16S rRNA gene primers for simultaneous detection of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans and Porphyromonas gingivalis. J Clin Microbiol 34: 2674-2678, 1996. PubMed: 8897163

Lamont RJ, et al. Porphyromonas gingivalis invasion of gingival epithelial cells. Infect. Immun. 63: 3878-3885, 1995. PubMed: 7558295

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.

Coykendall AL, et al. Genetic heterogeneity in Bacteroides asaccharolyticus (Holdeman and Moore 1970) Finegold and Barnes 1977 (Approved lists, 1980) and proposal of Bacteroides gingivalis sp.nov. and Bacteroides macacae (Slots and Genco) comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 559-564, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB016085 Porphyromonas gingivalis PorT, upp, and prtQ genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB035471 Porphyromonas gingivalis gene for EF-G, complete cds, strain:ATCC 33277.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB035465 Porphyromonas gingivalis gene for EF-Tu, complete cds, strain:ATCC 33277.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L16492 Porphyromonas gingivalis ATCC 33277 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X85186 P.gingivalis cpgR gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB025779 Porphyromonas gingivalis gene for Dps, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D90152 B. gingivalis superoxide dismutase (EC gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB015879 Porphyromonas gingivalis dnaK operon genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D17795 Porphyromonas gingivalis (strain ATCC 33277) fimA gene for fimbrilin, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB035476 Porphyromonas gingivalis gene for formate channel, complete cds, strain:ATCC 33277.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB016284 Porphyromonas gingivalis mfa1 gene for 67kDa fimbrillin, complete cds, strain:ATCC 33277.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF118635 Porphyromonas gingivalis isolate ATCC 33277 16S-23S intergenic spacer region, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB016286 Porphyromonas gingivalis gene for 7,8-dihydro-6-hydroxymethylpterin-pyrophosphokinase, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AP009380 Porphyromonas gingivalis ATCC 33277 DNA, complete genome.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB035459 Porphyromonas gingivalis gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence, strain: ATCC 33277

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Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019