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Actinomyces odontolyticus

Actinomyces odontolyticus

Catalogue No.

NCTC 9935

Current Name

Actinomyces odontolyticus

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

A 10

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 48-72 hours, 37°C, AnO₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Glucose: +

Salicin: -

Gram Stain Result



Nitric acid: -

Enzyme Tests

Gelatinase: -

Phenylalanone aminotransferase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 17929) Type strain / 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

Actinomyces odontolyticus, a new species of actinomycete regularly isolated from deep carious dentine. Approved Lists of Bacterial Names.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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