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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 139869

Type strain: No

Species: Vibrio cholerae

Strain Designation: A1552

Strain history: <- F. Kemter, Univ. Marburg <- T. Waldminghaus, Univ. Marburg <- M. Blokesch, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland <- G. Schoolnik and F.H. Yildiz, Stanford University; A1552

NCBI tax ID(s): 666 (species)

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@ref: 42477

BacDive-ID: 139869

DSM-Number: 106276

keywords: genome sequence, Bacteria, mesophilic

description: Vibrio cholerae A1552 is a mesophilic bacterium that was isolated from traveler from Peru.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 666
  • Matching level: species

strain history: <- F. Kemter, Univ. Marburg <- T. Waldminghaus, Univ. Marburg <- M. Blokesch, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland <- G. Schoolnik and F.H. Yildiz, Stanford University; A1552

doi: 10.13145/bacdive139869.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/pseudomonadota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Pseudomonadota
  • class: Gammaproteobacteria
  • order: Vibrionales
  • family: Vibrionaceae
  • genus: Vibrio
  • species: Vibrio cholerae
  • full scientific name: Vibrio cholerae Pacini 1854 (Approved Lists 1980)
  • synonyms

    • @ref: 20215
    • synonym: Vibrio albensis

@ref: 42477

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Gammaproteobacteria

order: Vibrionales, not validated

family: Vibrionaceae

genus: Vibrio

species: Vibrio cholerae

full scientific name: Vibrio cholerae Pacini 1854

strain designation: A1552

type strain: no

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

42477COLUMBIA BLOOD MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 693)yeshttps://mediadive.dsmz.de/medium/693Name: COLUMBIA BLOOD MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 693) Composition: Defibrinated sheep blood 50.0 g/l Columbia agar base
42477TRYPTICASE SOY YEAST EXTRACT MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 92)yeshttps://mediadive.dsmz.de/medium/92Name: TRYPTICASE SOY YEAST EXTRACT MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 92) Composition: Trypticase soy broth 30.0 g/l Agar 15.0 g/l Yeast extract 3.0 g/l Distilled water

culture temp

  • @ref: 42477
  • growth: positive
  • type: growth
  • temperature: 37
  • range: mesophilic

Physiology and metabolism

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
6836827897tryptophan+energy source

metabolite production

6836816136hydrogen sulfideno

metabolite tests

  • @ref: 68368
  • Chebi-ID: 35581
  • metabolite: indole
  • indole test: +


68368cytochrome oxidase+
68368tryptophan deaminase-
68368ornithine decarboxylase+
68368arginine dihydrolase-



Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 42477
  • sample type: traveler from Peru
  • country: Peru
  • origin.country: PER
  • continent: Middle and South America
  • latitude: -10
  • longitude: -76

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 42477
  • biosafety level: 2
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Vibrio cholerae A1552GCA_017948285completencbi666
66792Vibrio cholerae A1552GCA_003097695completencbi666
66792Vibrio cholerae A1552GCA_002997215completencbi666
66792Vibrio cholerae A1552GCA_002892855completencbi666

External links

@ref: 42477

culture collection no.: DSM 106276


Metabolism18681937A new Vibrio cholerae sRNA modulates colonization and affects release of outer membrane vesicles.Song T, Mika F, Lindmark B, Liu Z, Schild S, Bishop A, Zhu J, Camilli A, Johansson J, Vogel J, Wai SNMol Microbiol10.1111/j.1365-2958.2008.06392.x2008Animals, Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins/*genetics, Base Sequence, Cell Membrane/*metabolism, Cholera/microbiology, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fimbriae Proteins/genetics, Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial, Genes, Bacterial, Intestines/microbiology, Mice, Molecular Sequence Data, Protein Biosynthesis, RNA, Bacterial/*genetics, RNA, Untranslated/*genetics, Sequence Deletion, Sigma Factor/genetics, Transcription Initiation Site, Vibrio cholerae O1/*genetics/metabolismGenetics
Metabolism19103773Role of melanin pigment in expression of Vibrio cholerae virulence factors.Valeru SP, Rompikuntal PK, Ishikawa T, Vaitkevicius K, Sjoling A, Dolganov N, Zhu J, Schoolnik G, Wai SNInfect Immun10.1128/IAI.00929-082008Bacterial Proteins/genetics, Blotting, Western, DNA Transposable Elements, Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial/*genetics, Genes, Bacterial/*genetics, Melanins/genetics/*metabolism, Mutation, Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis, Oxidoreductases/*genetics, Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction, Sigma Factor/genetics, Vibrio cholerae/*genetics/pathogenicity, Virulence Factors/*geneticsTranscriptome
Pathogenicity19411843A novel sRNA that modulates virulence and environmental fitness of Vibrio cholerae.Song T, Wai SNRNA Biol10.4161/rna.6.3.83712009Animals, Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial, Genome-Wide Association Study, Humans, Microbial Viability/radiation effects, RNA, Bacterial/*genetics, RNA, Untranslated/*genetics, Vibrio cholerae/*genetics/*pathogenicity/radiation effects, VirulenceGenetics
Genetics19701456Quorum sensing regulation of the two hcp alleles in Vibrio cholerae O1 strains.Ishikawa T, Rompikuntal PK, Lindmark B, Milton DL, Wai SNPLoS One10.1371/journal.pone.00067342009*Alleles, Amino Acid Sequence, Bacterial Proteins/chemistry/*genetics, Base Sequence, DNA Primers, DNA, Bacterial, *Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial, *Genes, Bacterial, Hemolysin Proteins/chemistry/*genetics, Molecular Sequence Data, Polymerase Chain Reaction, *Quorum Sensing, Species Specificity, Vibrio cholerae/genetics/*physiologyPhylogeny
Metabolism21314704In situ grazing resistance of Vibrio cholerae in the marine environment.Erken M, Weitere M, Kjelleberg S, McDougald DFEMS Microbiol Ecol10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01067.x2011*Antibiosis, Bacterial Proteins/genetics/*metabolism, *Biofilms, Frameshift Mutation, Glucose/metabolism, Kinetoplastida/*physiology, Seawater/chemistry/microbiology, Vibrio cholerae/genetics/metabolism/*physiology, Water Microbiology
Metabolism22083711Pathoadaptive conditional regulation of the type VI secretion system in Vibrio cholerae O1 strains.Ishikawa T, Sabharwal D, Broms J, Milton DL, Sjostedt A, Uhlin BE, Wai SNInfect Immun10.1128/IAI.05510-112011Bacterial Proteins/genetics/*metabolism, Bacteriological Techniques, Environment, Escherichia coli K12, Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial/*physiology, Osmolar Concentration, Plasmids, Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction, Secretory Pathway/*physiology, Temperature, Vibrio cholerae/*classification/*metabolism/pathogenicity, VirulencePhylogeny
Metabolism23642157A functional VipA-VipB interaction is required for the type VI secretion system activity of Vibrio cholerae O1 strain A1552.Broms JE, Ishikawa T, Wai SN, Sjostedt ABMC Microbiol10.1186/1471-2180-13-962013Bacterial Proteins/genetics/*metabolism, *Bacterial Secretion Systems, DNA Mutational Analysis, Escherichia coli/growth & development, Humans, Mutant Proteins/genetics/metabolism, *Protein Interaction Mapping, Vibrio cholerae O1/genetics/growth & development/*metabolismPathogenicity
Metabolism24098113Role of the Vibrio cholerae matrix protein Bap1 in cross-resistance to antimicrobial peptides.Duperthuy M, Sjostrom AE, Sabharwal D, Damghani F, Uhlin BE, Wai SNPLoS Pathog10.1371/journal.ppat.10036202013Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides/metabolism/*pharmacology, Bacterial Proteins/genetics/*metabolism, *Drug Resistance, Bacterial, Extracellular Matrix Proteins/genetics/*metabolism, Porins/genetics/*metabolism, Vibrio cholerae/genetics/*metabolism
Genetics29496831Closed Genome Sequence of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor Inaba Strain A1552.Allue-Guardia A, Echazarreta M, Koenig SSK, Klose KE, Eppinger MGenome Announc10.1128/genomeA.00098-182018
Genetics30574591Long-Read-Based Genome Sequences of Pandemic and Environmental Vibrio cholerae Strains.Matthey N, Drebes Dorr NC, Blokesch MMicrobiol Resour Announc10.1128/MRA.01574-182018
Metabolism32592280Elevated levels of VCA0117 (VasH) in response to external signals activate the type VI secretion system of Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor A1552.Seibt H, Aung KM, Ishikawa T, Sjostrom A, Gullberg M, Atkinson GC, Wai SN, Shingler VEnviron Microbiol10.1111/1462-2920.151412020Bacterial Proteins/metabolism, Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial/*genetics, Multigene Family/genetics, Promoter Regions, Genetic/genetics, Signal Transduction/physiology, Transcriptional Activation/*genetics, Type VI Secretion Systems/*metabolism, Vibrio cholerae O1/genetics/*metabolismGenetics
Genetics32860313Comparison of chitin-induced natural transformation in pandemic Vibrio cholerae O1 El Tor strains.Stutzmann S, Blokesch MEnviron Microbiol10.1111/1462-2920.152142020*Chitin, Cholera/epidemiology, Genome, Bacterial, Genomics, Humans, Pandemics, Phylogeny, *Vibrio cholerae O1/genetics/isolation & purificationPhylogeny
Metabolism33735319Phosphatidic acid-mediated binding and mammalian cell internalization of the Vibrio cholerae cytotoxin MakA.Nadeem A, Alam A, Toh E, Myint SL, Ur Rehman Z, Liu T, Bally M, Arnqvist A, Wang H, Zhu J, Persson K, Uhlin BE, Wai SNPLoS Pathog10.1371/journal.ppat.10094142021Animals, Bacterial Proteins/*metabolism, Cell Line, Cholera/metabolism, Cytotoxins/*metabolism, Humans, Mice, Phosphatidic Acids/*metabolism, Vibrio cholerae/*pathogenicity, Virulence Factors/*metabolism, Virus InternalizationPathogenicity
36090081Experimental evolution of Vibrio cholerae identifies hypervesiculation as a way to increase motility in the presence of polymyxin B.Giacomucci S, Mathieu-Denoncourt A, Vincent AT, Jannadi H, Duperthuy MFront Microbiol10.3389/fmicb.2022.9321652022


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
42477Curators of the DSMZhttps://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-106276Leibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 106276)
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
68368Automatically annotated from API 20E