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Shimwellia blattae

Shimwellia blattae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 12127

Current Name

Shimwellia blattae

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

CL 792/77, CDC 9005-74

General Info


Burgess et al. 1973 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 29907, CDC 9005-74, CIP 103175, CIP 104942, DSM 4481, HAMBI 1692, JCM 1650, LMG 3030, NBRC 105725, CL 792/77



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

(ATCC 29907) Type strain / B. Holmes, NCTC in 1987 / J. Farmer III / Cockroach

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Escherichia blattae


Extended Bibliography

PRIEST (F.G.) and BARKER (M.), (2010), Gram-negative bacteria associated with brewery yeasts: reclassification of Obesumbacterium proteus biogroup 2 as Shimwellia pseudoproteus gen. nov., sp. nov., and transfer of Escherichia blattae to Shimwellia blattae comb. nov., Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 828-833,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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