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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 139291

Type strain: No

Species: Clostridium perfringens

NCBI tax ID(s): 1502 (species)

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@ref: 41430

BacDive-ID: 139291

keywords: genome sequence, Bacteria, mesophilic

description: Clostridium perfringens CIP 106157 is a mesophilic bacterium of the family Clostridiaceae.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1502
  • Matching level: species

doi: 10.13145/bacdive139291.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/bacillota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Bacillota
  • class: Clostridia
  • order: Eubacteriales
  • family: Clostridiaceae
  • genus: Clostridium
  • species: Clostridium perfringens
  • full scientific name: Clostridium perfringens (Veillon and Zuber 1898) Hauduroy et al. 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)
  • synonyms

    • @ref: 20215
    • synonym: Bacillus perfringens

@ref: 41430

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Clostridia

order: Eubacteriales

family: Clostridiaceae

genus: Clostridium

species: Clostridium perfringens

type strain: no


cell morphology

  • @ref: 69480
  • gram stain: positive
  • confidence: 87.564

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 41430
  • name: MEDIUM 20 - for Anaerobic bacteria
  • growth: yes
  • composition: Agar (15.000 g);Glucose (5.000 g);Yeast extract (20.000 g);Tryptone (30.000 g);Cysteine hydrochloride (0.500 g);distilled water (1000.000 ml);Hemin solution -M00149 (25.000 ml)

culture temp

  • @ref: 41430
  • growth: positive
  • type: growth
  • temperature: 37
  • range: mesophilic

Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

  • @ref: 69480
  • oxygen tolerance: anaerobe
  • confidence: 98.879

spore formation

  • @ref: 69480
  • spore formation: yes
  • confidence: 88.841


  • @ref: 69480
  • halophily level: non-halophilic
  • confidence: 91.96

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 41430
  • country: United Kingdom
  • origin.country: GBR
  • continent: Europe

Sequence information

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Clostridium perfringens NCTC8798GCA_900447105contigncbi1502
66792Clostridium perfringens strain NCTC87981502.485wgspatric1502
66792uncultured Lentisphaerae bacterium KR_bin-1466GCA_903828165contigpatric278095

External links

@ref: 41430

culture collection no.: CIP 106157, NCTC 8798

straininfo link



Pathogenicity173240Repair of heat-injured Clostridium perfringens spores during outgrowth.Barach JT, Flowers RS, Adams DMAppl Microbiol10.1128/am.30.5.873-875.19751975Alkalies/pharmacology, Clostridium perfringens/drug effects/*growth & development, Culture Media, *Hot Temperature, Muramidase/pharmacology, Neomycin/pharmacology, Polymyxins/pharmacology, Spores, Bacterial/drug effects/growth & developmentCultivation
Metabolism180885Influence of starch source on sporulation and enterotoxin production by Clostridium perfringens type A.Labbe R, Somers E, Duncan CAppl Environ Microbiol10.1128/aem.31.3.455-457.19761976Clostridium perfringens/*growth & development/metabolism, Enterotoxins/*biosynthesis, Hot Temperature, Oryza, Spores, Bacterial/growth & development/metabolism, Starch/*metabolism, Triticum, Vegetables, Zea maysStress
Stress1369407Stimulation of the onset of sporulation of Clostridium perfringens type A by netropsin and distamycin.Ryu S, Labbe RGCurr Microbiol10.1007/BF015707171992Clostridium perfringens/*drug effects/physiology/ultrastructure, Distamycins/*pharmacology, Hot Temperature, Kinetics, Microscopy, Electron, Netropsin/*pharmacology, Spores, BacterialEnzymology
Enzymology4343403Biological characteristics of Clostridium perfringens type A enterotoxin.Stark RL, Duncan CLInfect Immun10.1128/iai.4.2.89-96.19711971Animals, Antitoxins/pharmacology, Bacterial Proteins/analysis, Cell-Free System, Chromatography, *Clostridium perfringens/immunology, Electrophoresis, Disc, Electrophoresis, Polyacrylamide Gel, *Enterotoxins/analysis/biosynthesis/isolation & purification/toxicity, Erythema/chemically induced, Guinea Pigs, Humans, Ileum/drug effects, Immunodiffusion, Immunoelectrophoresis, Mice, Neutralization Tests, Rabbits/immunology, Spores, BacterialPathogenicity
Metabolism4350345A paracrystalline inclusion formed during sporulation of enterotoxin-producing strains of Clostridium perfringens type A.Duncan CL, King GJ, Frieben WRJ Bacteriol10.1128/jb.114.2.845-859.19731973Clostridium/growth & development, Clostridium perfringens/*cytology/metabolism, Crystallography, Enterotoxins/*biosynthesis, Genes, *Inclusion Bodies, Microscopy, Electron, Microscopy, Phase-Contrast, Mutation, Serotyping, Spores/*growth & development, Spores, Bacterial/cytology/growth & developmentPathogenicity
Pathogenicity4353692Assay methods for Clostridium perfringens type A enterotoxin.Genigeorgis C, Sakaguchi G, Riemann HAppl Microbiol10.1128/am.26.1.111-115.19731973Animals, Clostridium perfringens/growth & development/*metabolism, Enterotoxins/*analysis/biosynthesis/isolation & purification/toxicity, Evaluation Studies as Topic, Guinea Pigs, Hemagglutination Tests, Immune Sera, Immunodiffusion, Intestines/drug effects/microbiology, Male, Methods, Mice, Neutralization Tests, Rabbits/immunology, Skin Tests, Spores, Bacterial/growth & developmentMetabolism
Stress4356461In vitro production of Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin and its detection by reversed passive hemagglutination.Uemura T, Sakaguchi G, Riemann HPAppl Microbiol10.1128/am.26.3.381-385.19731973Bacteriological Techniques, Clostridium perfringens/analysis/growth & development/*metabolism, Enterotoxins/analysis/*biosynthesis, Evaluation Studies as Topic, Hemagglutination Tests/*standards, Hot Temperature, Immunodiffusion, Methods, Species Specificity, Spores, Bacterial/growth & development, Time Factors, VibrationPhylogeny
Cultivation6257363Ultrastructure of sporulating cells of Clostridium perfringens type A grown in the presence of raffinose.Labbe RG, Rufner RCan J Microbiol10.1139/m80-1901980Clostridium perfringens/*physiology/ultrastructure, Culture Media, Microscopy, Electron, Oligosaccharides/*pharmacology, Raffinose/*pharmacology, Spores, Bacterial/ultrastructure
Cultivation6261681Effects of pH shifts, bile salts, and glucose on sporulation of Clostridium perfringens NCTC 8798.Hickey CS, Johnson MGAppl Environ Microbiol10.1128/aem.41.1.124-129.19811981Cholic Acids/*pharmacology, Clostridium perfringens/drug effects/*physiology, Culture Media, Deoxycholic Acid/*pharmacology, Glucose/*pharmacology, Hydrogen-Ion Concentration, Spores, Bacterial/physiology, Starch/pharmacologyPathogenicity
Cultivation6316852Influence of carbohydrates on growth and sporulation of Clostridium perfringens in a defined medium with or without guanosine.Sacks LEAppl Environ Microbiol10.1128/aem.46.5.1169-1175.19831983Caffeine/pharmacology, Carbohydrates/*pharmacology, Clostridium perfringens/*physiology, Culture Media, Dextrins/pharmacology, Glucose/pharmacology, Guanosine/*pharmacology, Melibiose/pharmacology, Raffinose/pharmacology, Spores, Bacterial/physiology, Sucrose/pharmacology, Theophylline/pharmacology
8868239A comparative study on the conditions of growth and sporulation of three strains of Clostridium perfringens type A.Decaudin M, Tholozan JLCan J Microbiol10.1139/m96-0441996Clostridium perfringens/*growth & development
Pathogenicity9516540Comparison of different methods of cell lysis and protein measurements in Clostridium perfringens: application to the cell volume determination.Guerlava P, Izac V, Tholozan JLCurr Microbiol10.1007/pl000067561998Bacterial Proteins/*analysis/drug effects, *Bacteriolysis, Carbon Radioisotopes/analysis, Cell-Free System/drug effects, Clostridium perfringens/*chemistry/*cytology/drug effects, Cytoplasm/chemistry/drug effects/microbiology, Cytosol/chemistry/drug effects/microbiology, Dextrans/analysis/pharmacokinetics, Endopeptidases/pharmacology, Oils/pharmacology, Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate/pharmacology, Sodium Hydroxide/pharmacology, Solubility, Sonication, Sorbitol/analysis/pharmacokineticsEnzymology
Cultivation10063637A new growth and in vitro sporulation medium for Clostridium perfringens.Meyer M, Tholozan JLLett Appl Microbiol10.1046/j.1365-2672.1999.00494.x1999Bacteriological Techniques, Biomass, Clostridium perfringens/*growth & development/physiology, *Culture Media/chemistry, Spores, Bacterial/physiology
Enzymology10419949Cloning, sequence, and transcriptional regulation of the operon encoding a putative N-acetylmannosamine-6-phosphate epimerase (nanE) and sialic acid lyase (nanA) in Clostridium perfringens.Walters DM, Stirewalt VL, Melville SBJ Bacteriol10.1128/JB.181.15.4526-4532.19991999*Bacterial Proteins, Base Sequence, Carbohydrate Epimerases/*genetics/metabolism, Cloning, Molecular, Clostridium perfringens/*enzymology/*genetics, Escherichia coli, *Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial, Gene Expression Regulation, Enzymologic, Molecular Sequence Data, *Operon, Oxo-Acid-Lyases/*genetics/metabolism, Promoter Regions, Genetic, Recombinant Proteins/metabolism, *Transcription, GeneticMetabolism
Metabolism28052992CodY Promotes Sporulation and Enterotoxin Production by Clostridium perfringens Type A Strain SM101.Li J, Freedman JC, Evans DR, McClane BAInfect Immun10.1128/IAI.00855-162017Bacterial Proteins/genetics/*metabolism, Clostridium Infections/microbiology, Clostridium perfringens/*physiology, Enterotoxins/*biosynthesis, Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial, Genetic Complementation Test, Mutation, Spores, Bacterial/*physiology, Transcription Factors/genetics/*metabolismBiotechnology


20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ10.1099/ijsem.0.004332
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41430Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/18257 Collection of Institut Pasteur (CIP 106157)
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg OvermannAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)https://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomes
69480Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg OvermannPredictions based on genome sequence made in the Diaspora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)https://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomes