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Actinomyces odontolyticus

Actinomyces odontolyticus

Catalogue No.

NCTC 9931

Current Name

Actinomyces odontolyticus

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference

A 21

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Blood agar, 37°C, Strict Anaerobe

Biological and Genomic Info


Galactitol: -

Galactose: +

Salicin: -

Gram Stain Result



Gluconate: -

Enzyme Tests

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Gelatinase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 17982) I. Batty, Birmingham in 1956 / Dental caries / Batty, I. (1958) J. path. Bact. 75, 455

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date



Batty I.

Isolated From

dental caries



Previous Catalogue Name

Actinomyces odontolyticus



BATTY I 1958 J PATH BACT 75 455

Extended Bibliography

Holmberg,K, Forsum,U., (1973), Identification of Actinomyces, Arachnia, Bacterionema, Rothia and Propionibacterium species by defined immunofluorescence., Appl. Microbiol., 834-843

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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