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
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
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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