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Bacteria Collection: Clostridium histolyticum

NCTC Number: NCTC 503
Current Name: Clostridium histolyticum
Original Strain Reference: Weinberg
Other Collection No: ATCC 19401; DSM 2158; NCIB 503; Weinberg
Previous Catalogue Name: Clostridium histolyticum
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Clostridiaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Columbia blood agar, 48 hours, 37°C, anaerobic
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, strict anaerobe
Isolated From: gas gangrene
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
Extended Bibliography: showhide Show bibliography
Ref #: 1300
Author(s): Skerman,V.B.D.;McGowan,V.;Sneath,P.H.A.(ed)
Journal: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
Title: Approved Lists of Bacterial Names.
Volume: 30
Page(s): 225-420
Year: 1980
Ref #: 2196
Author(s): Mead,G.C.
Journal: J. Gen. Microbiol.
Title: The amino acid-fermenting clostridia.
Volume: 67
Page(s): 47-56
Year: 1971
Ref #: 2197
Author(s): Elsden,S.R.;Hilton,M.G.;Waller,J.M.
Journal: Arch. Microbiol.
Title: The end products of the metabolism of aromatic amino acids by clostridia.
Volume: 107
Page(s): 283-288
Year: 1976
Ref #: 2198
Author(s): Elsden,S.R.;Hilton,M.G.
Journal: Arch. Microbiol.
Title: Amino acid utilization patterns in clostridial taxonomy.
Volume: 123
Page(s): 137-141
Year: 1979
Ref #: 2199
Author(s): Elsden,S.R.;Hilton,M.G.;Parsley,K.R.;Self,R.
Journal: J. Gen. Microbiol.
Title: The lipid fatty acids of proteolytic clostridia.
Volume: 118
Page(s): 115-123
Year: 1980
Ref #: 6924
Author(s): DeutschesInstitutfürNormungDIN.NormenausschußMedizin(NAMed)
Title: DIN 58959-7. Qualitätsmanagement in der medizinischen Mikrobiologie. Teil 7: Allgemeine Anforderungen an das Mitführen von Kontrollstämmen. Beiblatt 2: ATCC- und DSM-Nummern häufig verwendeter Kontrollstämme.
Year: 1997
Data: (ATCC 19401, NCIB 503, DSM 2158, CN 1693) Type strain / M. Robertson, Lister Institute / M. Weinberg in 1920 / Gas gangrene / Weinberg, M. & Seguin, P. (1916) C. r. hebd. Seanc. Acad. Sci., Paris, 163, 449
Accession Date: 01/01/1920
Authority: (Weinberg and Seguin 1916) Bergey et al. 1923 (AL)
Depositor: ROERTSON M
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S858 (Clostridium histolyticum (Weinberg and Seguin 1916) Bergey et al. 1923) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
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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