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Streptococcus criceti (ATCC® 19642)

Strain Designations: HS-6 [CNCTC 8/89]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Streptococcus cricetus Coykendall
Strain Designations HS-6 [CNCTC 8/89]
Produces dextrans dextran
Quality control strain
Oral cavity - animal
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 90% air, 10% CO2
Name of Depositor RJ Fitzgerald
Oral cavity - animal

Coykendall AL. Proposal to elevate the subspecies of Streptococcus mutans to species status, based on their molecular composition. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 27: 26-30, 1977.

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

Fitzgerald RJ, Keyes PH. Demonstration of the etiologic role of streptococci in experimental caries in the hamster. J. Am. Dent. Assoc. 61: 9-19, 1960.

type strain

Caries lesion in hamster

GP2 MicroPlate. Biolog.

TRÜPER H G, DE’ CLARI L. Taxonomic note erratum and correction of further specific epithets formed as substantives (nouns) in apposition. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 615, 1998.

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z95898 Streptococcus cricetus sodA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF276260 Streptococcus criceti elongation factor Tu (tuf) gene, partial cds.

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