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Nakamurella multipartita (Yoshimi et al. 1996) Tao et al. 2004 (ATCC® 700099)

Strain Designations: JCM 9543 [FERM P-14709, Y-104, CIP 104796, DSM 44233]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Microsphaera multipartita Yoshimi et al.
Strain Designations JCM 9543 [FERM P-14709, Y-104, CIP 104796, DSM 44233]
Activated sludge
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.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
Demonstrates both large and small colony types
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2024: R medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JCM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--JCM<<--K. Nakamura Y-104
Activated sludge

Yoshimi Y, et al. Isolation and characterization of Microsphaera multipartita gen. nov., sp. nov., a polysaccharide-accumulating gram-positive bacterium from activated sludge. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 519-525, 1996.

type strain

activated sludge

Tao TS, et al. Proposal of Nakamurella gen. nov. as a substitute for the bacterial genus Microsphaera Yoshimi et al. 1996 and Nakamurellaceae fam. nov. as a substitute for the illegitimate bacterial family Microsphaeraceae Rainey et al. 1997. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54(Pt 3): 999-1000, 2004. PubMed: 15143055

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y08541 M. multipartita 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABUH01000000 Nakamurella multipartita DSM 44233, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.