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Proteus hauseri O'Hara et al. (ATCC® 13315)

Strain Designations: NCTC 4175 strain Lehmann [CCUG 6327, CDC 1086-80, CDC 2130-74, CDC 9079-77, CIP 58.60, DSM 30118, NCIB 4175]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Proteus vulgaris Hauser emend. Judicial Commission
Strain Designations NCTC 4175 strain Lehmann [CCUG 6327, CDC 1086-80, CDC 2130-74, CDC 9079-77, CIP 58.60, DSM 30118, NCIB 4175]
Control Culture
Assay of leucine
Assay of valine L-valine
Produces restriction endonuclease PvuI
Produces restriction endonuclease PvuII
Quality control strain
Testing bactericides
Quality control strain for Abbott, API, and Sensititre products
Water testing
Biosafety Level 2

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
Type Strain no
This strain is no longer the type strain of Proteus vulgaris. ATCC 29905 is the new type strain of Proteus vulgaris.
Member of pooled antigens for immunizing cattle in the production of a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis
Urease specificity
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC

Stolle RJ, Beck LR. Prevention and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. US Patent 4,732,757 dated Mar 22 1988

Opinion 26. Designation of neotype strains (cultures) of type species of the bacterial genera Salmonella, Shigella Arizona, Escherichia, Citobacter, and Proteus of the family Enterobacteriaceae. Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 13: 35-36, 1963.

Ackrell BA, et al. Multiple forms of bacterial hydrogenases. J. Bacteriol. 92: 828-838, 1966. PubMed: 5926752

. . J. Gen. Microbiol. 38: 417-422, 1965.

Gingeras TR, et al. Two new restriction endonucleases from Proteus vulgaris. Nucleic Acids Res. 9: 4525-4536, 1981. PubMed: 6272209

Hall BG. The rtn gene of Proteus vulgaris is actually from Escherichia coli. J. Bacteriol. 179: 2433-2434, 1997. PubMed: 9079933

Larsen RA, et al. Identification of TonB homologs in the family Enterobacteriaceae and evidence for conservation of TonB-dependent energy transduction complexes. J. Bacteriol. 178: 1363-1373, 1996. PubMed: 8631714

Melchers K, et al. Cloning and membrane topology of a P type ATPase from Helicobacter pylori. J. Biol. Chem. 271: 446-457, 1996. PubMed: 8550601

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

. Replacement of strain NCTC 4175, since 1963 the neotype strain of Proteus vulgaris, with strain ATCC 29905 -- Opinion 70 (Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1949, 1999.

King HK, et al. Decarboxylation of neutral amino acids in Proteus vulgaris. J. Gen. Microbiol. 17: 602-619, 1957. PubMed: 13491797

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

API Rapid 20E. bioMerieux.

Salmonella in Sewage Sludge (Biosolids) by Modified Semisolid Rappaport-Vassiliadis (MSRV) Medium. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1682, 2005

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Preservation of test organisms used for the determination of bactericidal, sporicidal and fungicidal activity. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 12353:2006.

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics --- Quantitative surface test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in veterinary area on non-porous surfaces without mechanical action --- Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2). London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard Draft BS EN 14349, 2006

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics --- Application of European Standards for chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 14885:2006.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109602 Sequence 335 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111042 Sequence 1775 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U12780 Proteus vulgaris rtn gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L04163 Proteus vulgaris PvuI endonuclease gene, 3' end.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X52681 Proteus vulgaris plasmid gene for PvuII restriction enzyme.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X13778 Proteus vulgaris plasmid-encoded gene pvuIIM for PvuII DNA-(cytosine-N4)-methyltransferase.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L01758 Proteus vulgaris partial macromolecular synthesis (MMS) operon; rpsU gene, 3' end, and primase (dnaG) gene, 5' end.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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