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Capnocytophaga sputigena Leadbetter et al. (ATCC® 33612)

Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Quality control strain
Periodontal lesion
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® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
This strain has been sequenced as a reference genome for the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
Name of Depositor AC Tanner
Periodontal lesion

API Rapid ID 32 A. bioMerieux.

Conrads G, Lütticken R. Nucleotide sequences of 16S rRNA encoding genes from Capnocytophaga ochracea ATCC 33596, Capnocytophaga sputigena ATCC 33612 and Capnocytophaga gingivalis ATCC 33624. Nucleic Acids Res. 20(21): 5847, 1992. PubMed: 1280812

Leadbetter ER, et al. Capnocytophaga: new genus of gram-negative gliding bacteria. I. General characteristics, taxonomic considerations and significance. Arch. Microbiol. 122: 9-16, 1979. PubMed: 518239

Validation list no. 8. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 266-268, 1982.

Vandamme P, et al. Polyphasic analysis of strains of the genus Capnocytophaga and Centers for Disease Control group DF-3. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 782-791, 1996. PubMed: 8782690

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X67609 C. sputigena gene for 16S rRNA

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L14636 Capnocytophaga sputigena 16S ribosomal RNA

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABZV01000000 Capnocytophaga sputigena Capno, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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