JCM Catalogue

Geobacillus stearothermophilus (Donk 1920) Nazina et al. 2001

Taxonomy in NCBI database: Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Bacillaceae.

2501T <-- ATCC 12980 <-- Natl. Canner's Assoc., Washington; NCA 26.
Accessioned in 1984.
=ATCC 12980 =BCRC 11092 =CCM 2062 =CCUG 26241 =CIP 66.23 =DSM 22 =IAM 11062 =IFO 12550 =KCTC 1752 =KCTC 1665 =LMG 6939 =NBRC 12550 =NCFB 1768 =NCIMB 8923 =NCTC 10339 =NRRL B-1172 =VKM B-510 =VTT E-81128.
Bacillus stearothermophilus.
Type strain [596].
Medium: 22;  Temperature: 55°C; Rehydration fluid: 663.

Biochemistry/Physiology: [1693,3056].
Numerical taxonomy: API [2275], [3056].
Cell wall: [251].
Enzyme electrophoretic profile: [1702].
G+C (mol%): 51.5 (Bd), 51.9 (Tm) [2214], 51.6 (Tm) [3056].
Phylogeny: 16S rRNA gene (X60640, LC177207) [3047].
Taxonomy: [4990].
Genome sequence: JYNW00000000.
Application: Biological indicator for moist heat sterilization (Terminal sterilization and sterilization indicators, Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16 ed.).
NCBI Taxonomy ID: 1422.

Publication(s) using this strain [A06198, A08254, B11200, A14168, A15170].
Patent publication(s) using this strain [JP2007-143493A, JP2008-048652A, JP2008-048703A, JP2008-289398A, JP2008-289419A, JP2014-122213A, 2019-156695].
 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not applicable
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.
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