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Paenibacillus macerans

Paenibacillus macerans

Catalogue No.

NCTC 6355

Current Name

Paenibacillus macerans

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

NS 888 ( Nathan Smith's type strain)

General Info


(Schardinger 1905) Ash et al. 1994

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 8244, BCRC 14680, CCM 2012, CCRC 14680, CCUG 7423, CFBP 4253, CIP 66.19, DSM 24, HAMBI 1958, HAMBI 636, IAM 12467, IFO 15307, JCM 2500, KCTC 1822, LMG 13281, LMG 6324, NBRC 15307, NCCB 48019, NCDO 1764, NCIMB 9368, NRRL B-172, NRRL B-394, NRRL B-4267, VKM B-506, N. R. Smith 888, Porter, Pribram, Schardinger



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(Porter, Pribram, Schardinger, ATCC 8244, NCIB 9368) Type strain / ATCC in 1942 / N. R. Smith / R. Porter / Pribram Collection / F. Schardinger / Redeposited by T. Gibson, Edinburgh in 1963 / Schardinger, F. (1905) Zentbl. Bakt. ParasitKde, II. Abt. 14, 772 / Smith, N. R. et al. (1964) J. gen. Microbiol. 34, 269 / Tilden, E. B. & Hudson, C. S. (1942) J. Bact. 43, 527

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Bacillus macerans


Extended Bibliography

(1995), Validation List no. 52, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 197-198, ASH (C.), PRIEST (F.G.) and COLLINS (M.D.), (1993), Molecular identification of rRNA group 3 bacilli (Ash, Farrow, Wallbanks and Collins) using a PCR probe test, 253-260,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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