Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner (ATCC® 33679)

Strain Designations: NRRL B-3792  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki de Barjac and Lemille
Strain Designations NRRL B-3792
Produces spores and toxic parasporal crystals
Diseased insect larvae
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype H3:3a,3b
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 no
Antigenic Properties Serotype H3:3a,3b
Genes coding for entomocidal proteins
Medium ATCC® Medium 1209: NSMP* Modified Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor DE Johnson, H Dulmage
Special Collection ATCC
Diseased insect larvae

Yamamoto T, et al. Expression of three genes coding for 135-kilodalton entomocidal proteins in Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki. Curr. Microbiol. 17: 5-12, 1988.

. . Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 42: 385-387, 1981.

Johnson DE, et al. Parasporal crystals produced by oligosporogenous mutans of Bacillus thuringiensis (Spo-Cr+). Can. J. Microbiol. 26: 486-491, 1980. PubMed: 6247047

Barjec H, Lemille F. Presence of flagellar antigenic subfactors in serotype 3 of Bacillus thuringiensis. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 15: 139-140, 1970. PubMed: 5442846

Demezas DH, Bell J. Evaluation of low molecular weight RNA profiles and ribotyping to differentiate some Bacillus species. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 18: 582-589, 1995.

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