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Bacteria Collection: Bacillus sphaericus

NCTC Number: NCTC 2608
Current Name: Bacillus sphaericus
Original Strain Reference: Ford 24D
Other Collection No: ATCC 7054; DSM 493; FORD 24D; N R SMITH 339
Previous Catalogue Name: Bacillus sphaericus
Type Strain: No
Family: Bacillaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: nutrient agar,37, facultative anaerobe
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: soil
Bibliography: FORD W W 1916 J BACT 1 493
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Ref #: 2297
Author(s): Krych,V.K.;Johnson,J.L.;Yousten,A.A.
Journal: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
Title: Deoxyribonucleic acid homologies among strains of Bacillus sphaericus.
Volume: 30
Page(s): 476-484
Year: 1980
Ref #: 2459
Author(s): deBarjac,H.;Veran,M.;CosmaoDumanoir,V.
Journal: Ann. Microbiol. (Inst. Pasteur)
Title: Charactérisation biochimique et sérologique de souches de Bacillus sphaericus pathogènes ou non pour les moustiques.
Volume: 131
Page(s): 191-201
Year: 1980
Ref #: 3816
Author(s): Priest,F.G.;Goodfellow,M.;Todd,C.
Journal: J. Gen. Microbiol.
Title: A numerical classification of the genus Bacillus.
Volume: 134
Page(s): 1847-1882
Year: 1988
Data: (N. R. Smith 339, ATCC 7054) W. W. Ford, Baltimore in 1928 / Bacillus fusiformis /Soil in 1916 / Ford, W.W. (1916) J.Bact. 1, 493
Accession Date: 01/01/1928
Authority: Meyer and Neide 1904 (AL)
Depositor: FORD W W
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S434 (Lysinibacillus sphaericus (meyer and neide 1904) ahmed et al. 2007) - Date of change: 16/06/2007 by NCTC Up to 16/06/2007: ? (NCTC 2608) - Date of change: 04/02/2003
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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