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Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron

Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10582

Current Name

Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

E 50

General Info


(Distaso 1912) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 29148, CCUG 10774, CIP 104206, DSM 2079, JCM 5827, E 50, VPI 5482



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Fastidious Anaerobe agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, AnO₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Glucose: +

Maltose: +

Mannose: +

Sucrose: +

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Glutamate decarboxylase: +

Triacylglycero: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 29148, DSM 2079) Type strain / H. Werner, Bonn Germany in 1970 / Faeces

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From




Previous Catalogue Name

Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron


Extended Bibliography

Skerman,V.B.D, McGowan,V, Sneath,P.H.A.(ed), (1980), Approved Lists of Bacterial Names., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 225-420, 1 DISTASO (A.), (1912), Contribution à l'étude sur l'intoxication intestinale., 433-468, Manual of Tropical Medicine

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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