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Bacteria Collection: Klebsiella pneumoniae

NCTC Number: NCTC 418
Current Name: Klebsiella pneumoniae
Original Strain Reference: 240
Other Collection No: ATCC 15380; DSM 2026; NCIB 418; 240
Previous Catalogue Name: Klebsiella aerogenes
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Antigenic Properties: Capsular Type K2
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Whole Genome Sequence:
Bibliography: BAMFORD J 1928 J HYG CAMB 27 343;WINSLOW C H E ET AL 1919 J BACT 4
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Ref #: 1580
Author(s): Gebicki,J.M.;James,A.M.
Journal: J. Gen. Microbiol.
Title: The preparation and properties of spheroplasts of Aerobacter aerogenes.
Volume: 23
Page(s): 9-18
Year: 1960
Ref #: 1581
Author(s): Gebicki,J.M.;James,A.M.
Journal: Biochim. Biophys. Acta
Title: Some physical investigation of the behaviour of bacterial surfaces. IV. The electrokinetic properties of the spheroplasts of Aerobacter aerogenes.
Volume: 59
Page(s): 158-167
Year: 1962
Ref #: 1582
Author(s): Sutherland,I.W.;Wilkinson,J.F.
Journal: Biochim. Biophys. Acta
Title: The composition of lipopolysaccharides of Klebsiella aerogenes and Aerobacter cloacae.
Volume: 117
Page(s): 261-263
Year: 1966
Ref #: 1583
Author(s): Stouthamer,A.H.;Tieze,G.A.
Journal: Antonie Leeuwenhoek
Title: Bacteriocin production by members of the genus Klebsiella.
Volume: 32
Page(s): 171-182
Year: 1966
Ref #: 1584
Author(s): Jeffcoat,R.;Hassal,A.;Dagley,S.
Journal: Biochem. J.
Title: The metabolism of D-gluconate by Pseudomonas acidovorans.
Volume: 115
Page(s): 969-976
Year: 1969
Ref #: 1585
Author(s): Whistance,G.R.;Dillon,J.F.;Threlfall,D.R.
Journal: Biochem. J.
Title: The nature, intergeneric distribution and biosynthesis of isoprenoid quinones and phenols in Gram-negative bacteria.
Volume: 111
Page(s): 461-472
Year: 1969
Ref #: 1586
Author(s): Sykes,J.;Young,T.W.
Journal: Biochim. Biophys. Acta
Title: Studies on the ribosomes and ribonucleic acids of Aerobacter aerogenes grown at different rates in carbon-limited continuous culture.
Volume: 169
Page(s): 103-116
Year: 1968
Ref #: 1587
Author(s): Baidya,T.K.N.;Webb,F.C.;Lilly,M.D.
Journal: Biotechnol. Bioeng.
Title: The utilization of mixed sugars in continuous fermentation.
Volume: 9
Page(s): 195-204
Year: 1967
Ref #: 4033
Author(s): Aiking,H.;Govers,H.;van'tRiet,J.
Journal: Appl. Environ. Microbiol.
Title: Detoxification of mercury, cadmium, and lead in Klebsiella aerogenes NCTC 418 growing in continuous culture.
Volume: 50
Page(s): 1262-1267
Year: 1985
Ref #: 6184
Author(s): Homann,T.;Tag,C.;Biebl,H.;Deckwer,W.-D.;Schink,B.
Journal: Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol.
Title: Fermentation of glycerol to 1,3-propanediol by Klebsiella and Citrobacter strains.
Volume: 33
Page(s): 121-126
Year: 1990
Data: (ATCC 15380) C. E. H. Winslow, AMNH / John Hopkins Hospital in 1911 / Produces citrase / Bacterium lactis-aerogenes / Winslow, C. E. H. et al. (1919) J. Bact. 4, 429 / Bamforth, J. (1928) J. Hyg., Camb. 27, 343 / Kauffmann, F. (1949) Acta path. microbiol. scand. 26, 381 / Gebicki, J. M. & James, A.T . (1960) J. gen. Microbiol. 23, 9 / Gebicki, J. M. & James, A. T. (1962) Biochim. biophys. Acta 59, 187
Accession Date: 01/01/1911
Taxonomy: TaxLink: ? (NCTC 418) - 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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