Bacteroides uniformis Eggerth and Gagnon (ATCC® 8492)

Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (Distaso) Castellani and Chalmers
Quality control strain
Quality control strain for IDS products
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
This strain has been sequenced as a reference genome for the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1490: Modified chopped meat medium
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor AH Eggerth

Moore WE, Holdeman LV. New names and combinations in the genera Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers, Fusobacterium Knorr, Eubacterium Prevot, Propionibacterium Delwich, and Lactobacillus Orla-Jensen. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 23: 69-74, 1973.

Eggerth AH, Gagnon BH. The bacteroides of human feces. J. Bacteriol. 25: 389-413, 1933.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

RapID™ ANA Panel QC Set. Remel™.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L16486 Bacteroides uniformis ATCC 8492 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ279042 Bacteroides uniformis partial gyrA gene for DNA gyrase subunit A, strain ATCC 8492.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AAYH02000000 Bacteroides uniformis ATCC 8492, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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