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Cutibacterium acnes (Gilchrist 1900) Scholz and Kilian 2016 emend. Nouioui et al. 2018
Propionibacterium acnes (Gilchrist 1900) Douglas and Gunter 1946
Propionibacterium acnes subsp. acnes (Gilchrist 1900) Dekio et al. 2015
Propionibacterium acnes subsp. elongatum Dekio et al. 2015
Cutibacterium acnes subsp. acnes (Gilchrist 1900) Nouioui et al. 2018
DSM No.:
1897, Type strain dsm-1897 dsm1897 dsm 1897 Cutibacterium acnes
Other collection no.
or WDCM no.:
ATCC 6919, CCUG 1794, JCM 6425, KCTC 3314, NCTC 737
Isolated from:
acne lesion in human facial skin
country of origin unknown
Date of sampling:
before 04.09.1980
Nagoya Protocol Restrictions:
There are NO known Nagoya Protocol restrictions for this strain.
<- ATCC <- NCTC <- A. Hayden (Corynebacterium acnes)
Genbank accession numbers:
16S rRNA gene: AB042288
whole genome shotgun sequence: AWZZ00000000
Cultivation conditions:
Medium 78 , anaerobic, 37°C
Medium 104 + haemin + Vit. K, anaerobic, 37°C
Medium 693 , anaerobic, 37°C

Incubation time: 1-2 days

Please follow special instructions: 'Cultivation of Anaerobes'

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Summary and
additional information:
<- ATCC <- NCTC <- A. Hayden (Corynebacterium acnes). Acne lesion in human facial skin; country of origin unknown; sampling date: before 04.09.1980. Type strain. Taxonomy/description (907, 1300, 1387, 21931, 25131, 26243, 26402). Sequence accession no. 16S rRNA gene: AB042288, whole genome shotgun sequence: AWZZ00000000. Murein: A41.1 (907). Quality control strain according to DIN 58959-7 (6924). (Medium 78, 37°C, anaerobic or Medium 104 + haemin + Vit. K, 37°C, anaerobic or Medium 693, 37°C, anaerobic).
For detailed information:
BacDive - The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase
907, 1300, 1387, 6924, 21931, 25131, 26243, 26402
Risk group:
2 (classification according to German TRBA)
Act dealing with the prevention & control of infectious diseases in man (Infektionsschutzgesetz), Category A1
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