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Bacillus subtilis (Ehrenberg) Cohn (ATCC® 23857)

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Strain Designations: 168  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations 168
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® yes
Genotype ind- tyr+
Genome Sequenced Strain

Bacillus subtilis subsp. subtilis str. 168 complete genome.

Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 415: Potato Extract Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Genotype ind- tyr+
Name of Depositor RC Clowes
Special Collection ATCC
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AL009126 Bacillus subtilis subsp. subtilis str. 168 complete genome.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABQK01000000 Bacillus subtilis subsp. subtilis str. 168, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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Basic Documentation
Other Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019