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Megasphaera elsdenii (Gutierrez et al. 1959) Rogosa 1971
DSM No.:
20460, Type strain dsm-20460 dsm20460 dsm 20460 Megasphaera elsdenii
Strain designation:
Other collection no.
or WDCM no.:
ATCC 25940, NCIB 8927
Isolated from:
rumen of sheep
country of origin unknown
Date of sampling:
before 22.08.1990
Nagoya Protocol Restrictions:
There are NO known Nagoya Protocol restrictions for this strain.
<- ATCC <- NCIB <- S.R. Eldsden, LC1
Genbank accession numbers:
complete genome: HE576794
Cultivation conditions:
Medium 104 , anaerobic, 37°C

Incubation time: 1-2 days

Please follow special instructions: 'Cultivation of Anaerobes'

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Summary and
additional information:
<- ATCC <- NCIB <- S.R. Eldsden, LC1. Rumen of sheep; country of origin unknown; sampling date: before 22.08.1990 (1338). Type strain. Taxonomy/description (1300, 1339, 3284). Sequence accession no. complete genome: HE576794. Murein: A31, alpha-carboxyl group of D-glutamic acid is substituted by putrescine (3284). (Medium 104, 37°C, anaerobic).
For detailed information:
BacDive - The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase
1300, 1338, 1339, 3284
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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