Lactobacillus equi Morotomi et al. (ATCC® BAA-261)

Strain Designations: YIT 0455 [JCM 10991, LMG 21748, NRIC 0494]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations YIT 0455 [JCM 10991, LMG 21748, NRIC 0494]
Feces, animal
isolation date: June, 1999
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
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Morotomi
Feces, animal
isolation date: June, 1999
Year of Origin 1999

Morotomi M, et al. Lactobacillus equi sp. nov., a predominant intestinal Lactobacillus species of the horse isolated from faeces of healthy horses. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52: 211-214, 2002. PubMed: 11837305

type strain

feces from a healthy horse; June; M. Morotomi et al.

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB048833 Lactobacillus equi gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence.

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