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Clostridium tertium

Clostridium tertium

Catalogue No.

NCTC 541

Current Name

Clostridium tertium

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference

P II Col 54

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

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

Biological and Genomic Info

Anaerobic Fermentation

Inulin: -

Sucrose: +

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Catalase: -

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Triacylglycero: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 19405, NCIB 541, DSM 748) Type strain / M. Robertson, Lister Institute in 1920 / G. F. Petrie in 1919

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date






Previous Catalogue Name

Clostridium tertium


Extended Bibliography

A List of type and reference strains of bacteria.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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