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Lactobacillus brevis

Lactobacillus brevis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13728

Current Name

Lactobacillus brevis

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

MRS, 48 hours, 37°C, CO₂ required

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Additional Info

Accession Date



Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen (DSMZ)

Isolated From

Human. Faeces.


Accessioned into NCTC < DSMZ < American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) < P. A. Hansen < Royal Technical College, Copenhagen < S. Orla-Jensen


Extended Bibliography

SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors), (1980), Approved Lists of Bacterial Names., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 225-420,; 1 ORLA-JENSEN (S.) (ed.), (1919), The lactic acid bacteria. Høst, Copenhagen, 1919, pp. 1-196. 2 BERGEY (D.H.), BREED (R.S.), HAMMER (B.W.), HUNTOON (F.M.), MURRAY (E.G.D.) and HARRISON (F.C.) (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 4th ed., The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1934, pp. 1-664.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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