Porphyromonas endodontalis (van Steenbergen et al.) Shah and Collins (ATCC® 35406)

Strain Designations: Steenbergen HG 370  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides endodontalis (van Steenbergen et al.) Shah and Collins
Strain Designations Steenbergen HG 370
Infected root canal
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
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1490: Modified chopped meat medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor TJ van Steenbergen
Infected root canal

van Steenbergen TJ, et al. Bacteroides endodontalis sp. nov., an asaccharolytic black-pigmented Bacteroides species from infected dental root canals. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 118-120, 1984.

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.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L16491 Porphyromonas endodontalis ATCC 35406 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ACNN01000000 Porphyromonas endodontalis ATCC 35406, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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