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Enterococcus hirae Farrow and Collins (ATCC® 9790)

Strain Designations: R [NCIB 8191]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Streptococcus lactis (Lister) Lohnis
Strain Designations R [NCIB 8191]
Assay of arginine L-arginine
Assay of histidine L-histidine
Assay of isoleucine L-isoleucine
Assay of leucine
Assay of threonine
Assay of tryptophan L-tryptophan
Assay of valine L-valine
Food testing
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
Type Strain yes
ATCC 9790 and ATCC 8043 are the same.
Nucleoid condensation and meosome growth
Cell wall composition
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor Merck & Co., Inc.

Massidda O, et al. Evidence that the PBP 5 synthesis repressor (psr) of Enterococcus hirae is also involved in the regulation of cell wall composition and other cell wall-related properties. J. Bacteriol. 178: 5272-5278, 1996. PubMed: 8752348

AOAC International Amino acids in vitamin preparations. Gaithersburg, MD:AOAC International;AOAC "Official Methods of Analysis of the AOAC International" 960.47.

Farrow JA, Collins MD. Enterococcus hirae, a new species that includes amino acid assay strain NCDO 1258 and strains causing growth depression in young chickens. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 73-75, 1985.

Tsien HC, et al. Structural arrangement of polymers within the wall of Streptococcus faecalis. J. Bacteriol. 133: 372-386, 1978. PubMed: 412837

Joseph R, Shockman GD. Autolytic formation of protoplasts (autoplasts) of Streptococcus faecalis; location of active and latent autolysin. J. Bacteriol. 127: 1482-1493, 1976. PubMed: 821932

Daneo-Moore L, Higgins ML. Morphokinetic reaction of Streptococcus faecalis (ATCC 9790) cells to the specific inhibition of macromolecular synthesis: nucleoid condensation on the inhibition of protein synthesis. J. Bacteriol. 109: 1210-1220, 1972. PubMed: 4110925

Higgins ML, Daneo-Moore L. Morphokinetic reaction of cells of Streptococcus faecalis (ATCC 9790) to specific inhibition of macromolecular synthesis: dependence of mesosome growth on deoxyribonucleic acid synthesis. J. Bacteriol. 109: 1221-1231, 1972. PubMed: 4110926

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109952 Sequence 685 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U22540 Enterococcus hirae insertion sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U22541 Enterococcus hirae insertion sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X63285 E.hirae gene nakA for Na+-Atpase 73kDa subunit.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L00924 Enterococcus hirae ribosomal RNA gene sequences.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D16334 E. hirae DNA for Na+-ATPase K subunit, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X68646 E.hirae psr gene for penicillin binding protein repressor.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L00925 Enterococcus hirae transfer RNA and ribosomal RNA gene sequences.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D13816 E. hirae DNA for Na+ -ATPase alpha and beta subunits, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D17462 Enterococcus hirae ntp genes for Na+ -ATPase subunits, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U42211 Enterococcus hirae PBP 5 synthesis repressor (psr) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M64265 Streptococcus faecalis F1F0 ATPase (atpE, atpF, atpH and atpA) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M77639 Enterococcus hirae beta-1,4-N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase (muramidase-2) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ302066 Enterococcus hirae prfA gene for penicillin binding protein related factor A and ponA gene for penicillin binding protein 1A.

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