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Parvimonas micra formerly Micromonas micros and Peptostreptococcus micros (ATCC® 33270)

Strain Designations: VPI 5464 [3119B, DSM 20468, GIFU 7824, NCTC 11808]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Peptostreptococcus micros (Prevot) Smith
Strain Designations VPI 5464 [3119B, DSM 20468, GIFU 7824, NCTC 11808]
Quality control strain
Purulent pleurisy
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
This strain has been sequenced as a reference genome for the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
Name of Depositor LV Holdeman
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LV Holdeman <-- AR Prevot 3119B
Purulent pleurisy

Teles R, et al. Increased susceptibility of RAG-2 SCID mice to dissemination of endodontic infections. Infect. Immun. 65: 3781-3787, 1997. PubMed: 9284152

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

AN MicroPlate QC Set. Biolog.

. Proposal of Parvimonas gen. nov. and Quatrionicoccus gen. nov. as replacements for the illegitimate, prokaryotic, generic names Micromonas Murdoch and Shah 2000 and Quadricoccus Maszenan et al. 2002, respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 56: 2711-2713, 2006. PubMed: 17082417

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U60326 Peptostreptococcus micros ATCC 33270 (Sm type) 16S rRNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABEE02000000 Parvimonas micra ATCC 33270, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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