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Lactobacillus plantarum subsp. plantarum (Orla-Jensen) Bergey et al. (ATCC® 14917)

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Strain Designations: Lp 39 [IAM 12477]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Lactobacillus plantarum (Orla-Jensen) Bergey et al.
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations Lp 39 [IAM 12477]
Quality control strain
Pickled cabbage
Biosafety Level 1

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
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
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 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor PA Hansen
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- PA Hansen <-- Roy Techn. Coll., Copenhagen <-- S. Orla-Jensen (Streptobacterium plantarum)
Pickled cabbage

. . Mem. Acad. R. Sci. Denmark, Sect. Sci. Biol. 2: 1-145, 1943.

. . Mem. Acad. R. Sci. Denmark, Sect. Sci. 8 Ser. 5: 81-197, 1919.

. Type strains of Lactobacillus species. Rockville, MD: ATCC; 1968.

Mayo B, et al. Cloning and characterization of cspL and cspP, two cold-inducible genes from Lactobacillus plantarum. J. Bacteriol. 179: 3039-3042, 1997. PubMed: 9139925

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

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X12886 Lactobacillus plantarum 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ286119 Lactobacillus plantarum partial recA gene for RecA protein.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U97133 Lactobacillus plantarum 16S/23S ribosomal RNA small intergenic spacer region, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF080101 Lactobacillus plantarum 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; 16S-23S ribosomal RNA intergenic spacer region, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ACGZ01000000 Lactobacillus plantarum subsp. plantarum ATCC 14917, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ965482.1 Lactobacillus arizonensis partial 16S rRNA gene, strain NRRL B-14768

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Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019