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Porphyromonas macacae

Porphyromonas macacae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11632

Current Name

Porphyromonas macacae

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference

VPB 157

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Brain heart infusion, 37°C, Strict Anaerobe

Biological and Genomic Info

Anaerobic Fermentation

Galactose: -

Glycerol: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Strain Data

Type strain / D. N. Lowe, University of Sydney, Australia in 1983 / Cat, subcutaneous abscess / Love, D. N. et al. (1987) Int. J. syst. Bact. 37, 307

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

mammal, cat subcutaneous abscess



Previous Catalogue Name

Bacteroides salvivosus

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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