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Abiotrophia defectiva (Bouvet et al.) Kawamura et al. (ATCC® 49176)

Strain Designations: SC10 [CIP 103242]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Streptococcus defectivus Bouvet et al.
Strain Designations SC10 [CIP 103242]
Human blood of bacterial endocarditis patient
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


Type Strain yes
This strain has been sequenced as a reference genome for the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1511: Vitamin B6 blood agar ATCC Medium 260 with 10.0 mg/L of pyridoxal-HCl
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor A Bouvet
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- A Bouvet <-- J.F. Acar
Human blood of bacterial endocarditis patient

Bouvet A, et al. Streptococcus defectivus sp. nov. and Streptococcus adjacens sp. nov., nutritionally variant streptococci from human clinical specimens. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 290-294, 1989.

Kawamura Y, et al. Transfer of Streptococcus adjacens and Streptococcus defectivus to Abiotrophia gen. nov. as Abiotrophia adiacens comb. nov. and Abiotrophia defectiva comb. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 798-803, 1995. PubMed: 7547302

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110983 Sequence 1716 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ACIN02000000 Abiotrophia defectiva ATCC 49176, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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