Prevotella heparinolytica (Okuda et al.) Shah and Collins (ATCC® 35895)

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

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Deposited As Bacteroides heparinolyticus Okuda et al.
Strain Designations HEP
Produces heparin lyase heparinase
Subgingival dental plaque, Tokyo, Japan
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 2°C to 8°C
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor K Okuda
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- K Okuda <-- T Nakamura
Subgingival dental plaque, Tokyo, Japan

Okuda K, et al. Bacteroides heparinolyticus sp. nov. isolated from humans with periodontitis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 438-442, 1985.

Shah HN, Collins DM. Prevotella, a new genus to include Bacteroides melaninogenicus and related species formerly classified in the genus Bacteroides. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 40: 205-208, 1990. PubMed: 2223612

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L16487 Prevotella heparinolytica ATCC 35895 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

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Basic Documentation
  1. Anaerobes commercially available media

    Date Updated: 6/11/2019