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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 14347

Type strain: Yes

Species: Treponema parvum

Strain Designation: FO2FA

Strain history: <- C. Wyss; OMZ833

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@ref: 6264

BacDive-ID: 14347

DSM-Number: 16260

keywords: genome sequence, 16S sequence, Bacteria, anaerobe, mesophilic

description: Treponema parvum FO2FA is an anaerobe, mesophilic bacterium that was isolated from patient with periodontitis.

NCBI tax id

NCBI tax idMatching level

strain history: <- C. Wyss; OMZ833

doi: 10.13145/bacdive14347.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/spirochaetota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Spirochaetota
  • class: Spirochaetia
  • order: Spirochaetales
  • family: Treponemataceae
  • genus: Treponema
  • species: Treponema parvum
  • full scientific name: Treponema parvum Wyss et al. 2001

@ref: 6264

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Spirochaetes

class: Spirochaetia

order: Spirochaetales

family: Treponemataceae

genus: Treponema

species: Treponema parvum

full scientific name: Treponema parvum Wyss et al. 2001

strain designation: FO2FA

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 69480
  • gram stain: negative
  • confidence: 96.452

colony morphology

  • @ref: 6264
  • incubation period: 3-7 days

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 6264
  • name: OMIZ-PAT (DSMZ Medium 1494)
  • growth: yes
  • link: https://mediadive.dsmz.de/medium/1494
  • composition: Name: . OMIZ-PAT Medium (modified) (DSMZ Medium 1494) Composition: (NH4)6Mo7O24 x 4 H2O 12.4 g/l Yeast extract 3.0 g/l Fe SO4 x 7 H2O 2.78015 g/l D-Glucose 2.0 g/l D-Mannose 2.0 g/l D-Arabinose 2.0 g/l L-Fucose 2.0 g/l D-Trehalose 2.0 g/l D-Sucrose 2.0 g/l L-Rhamnose 2.0 g/l NH4Cl 1.6 g/l Glutathione 1.5366 g/l Ascorbic acid 1.0 g/l NaHCO3 1.0 g/l Ethanol 1.0 g/l KCl 0.968 g/l D-Maltose 0.8 g/l D-glucuronic acid 0.8 g/l D-Mannitol 0.8 g/l D-galacturonic acid 0.8 g/l D-Fructose 0.8 g/l L-Glutamine 0.68 g/l L-Histidine 0.62 g/l NaVO3 0.61 g/l D 0.56 g/l Pyruvic acid 0.55 g/l L-Serine 0.525 g/l Fumaric acid 0.5 g/l HCl 0.3646 g/l L-Cysteine HCl 0.35 g/l L-Glutamic acid 0.3 g/l Formic acid 0.3 g/l ZnSO4 x 7 H2O 0.287 g/l MgSO4 x 7 H2O 0.25 g/l DL-carnitine 0.2 g/l N-Acetylglucosamine 0.2 g/l Citric acid 0.2 g/l L-Lysine HCl 0.182 g/l L-Arginine 0.175 g/l L-Ornithine HCl 0.17 g/l L-Phenylalanine 0.165 g/l CaCl2 x H2O 0.15 g/l L-Methionine 0.15 g/l L-Asparagine 0.15 g/l NaH2PO4 x H2O 0.14 g/l L-Leucine 0.131 g/l L-Isoleucine 0.131 g/l NiSO4 x 6 H2O 0.131 g/l L-Threonine 0.12 g/l L-Aspartic acid 0.118 g/l SnCl2 x 2 H2O 0.118 g/l L-Valine 0.117 g/l L-Proline 0.115 g/l L-Tryptophan 0.102 g/l Nicotinic acid 0.1 g/l Folinic acid 0.1 g/l L-Tyrosine 0.09 g/l NaOH 0.079994 g/l Glycine 0.075 g/l Nicotinamide 0.05 g/l Folic acid 0.05 g/l D-(+)-biotin 0.05 g/l Vitamine B12 0.05 g/l Choline chloride 0.05 g/l Myo-inositol 0.05 g/l L-Alanine 0.045 g/l Hemin 0.026076 g/l N-acetylmuramic acid 0.025 g/l Na2SeO3 0.0173 g/l MnSO4 x H2O 0.0169 g/l Riboflavine 0.01 g/l 2-Mercaptoethanesulfonic acid 0.01 g/l Phenol red 0.01 g/l Putrescine 2 HCl 0.005 g/l Pyridoxal hydrochloride 0.005 g/l Pyridoxal phosphate 0.005 g/l Calcium D-(+)-pantothenate 0.005 g/l Thiamine HCl 0.005 g/l Thiamin pyrophosphate 0.005 g/l Thymidine 0.0024 g/l N-(2-acetamido)-2-aminoethanesulfonic acid 0.0018 g/l Hypoxanthine 0.0014 g/l Uracil 0.0011 g/l Flavin adenine dinucleotide 0.001 g/l ß-nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide 0.001 g/l Coenzym A 0.001 g/l CuSO4 0.000789 g/l Cholesterol Asialofetuin 2-Mercaptoethanol Isovaleric acid Valeric acid 2-Methylbutyric acid Isobutyric acid DL-alpha-lipoic acid Rabbit serum Distilled water

culture temp

  • @ref: 6264
  • growth: positive
  • type: growth
  • temperature: 33-37
  • range: mesophilic

Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

@refoxygen toleranceconfidence

spore formation

  • @ref: 69480
  • spore formation: no
  • confidence: 98.509


  • @ref: 69480
  • halophily level: non-halophilic
  • confidence: 99.344

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 6264
  • sample type: patient with periodontitis
  • geographic location: Zürich
  • country: Switzerland
  • origin.country: CHE
  • continent: Europe

isolation source categories

#Host Body-Site#Oral cavity and airways#Gingiva


  • @ref: 69479
  • File name: preview.99_16789.png
  • url: https://microbeatlas.org/index.html?action=taxon&taxon_id=90_2001;96_8607;97_10353;98_12702;99_16789&stattab=map
  • Last taxonomy: Treponema parvum subclade
  • 16S sequence: AF302937
  • Sequence Identity:
  • Total samples: 5566
  • soil counts: 125
  • aquatic counts: 72
  • animal counts: 5310
  • plant counts: 59

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 6264
  • biosafety level: 2
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 6264
  • description: Treponema parvum OMZ833 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • accession: AF302937
  • length: 1485
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 1125711

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Treponema parvum ATCC 700770GCA_017893965completencbi138851
66792Treponema parvum strain ATCC 700770138851.4completepatric138851

External links

@ref: 6264

culture collection no.: DSM 16260, ATCC 700770, OMZ 833

straininfo link



Phylogeny11411720Treponema parvum sp. nov., a small, glucoronic or galacturonic acid-dependent oral spirochaete from lesions of human periodontitis and acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis.Wyss C, Dewhirst FE, Gmur R, Thurnheer T, Xue Y, Schupbach P, Guggenheim B, Paster BJInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/00207713-51-3-9552001Acute Disease, Adult, DNA, Ribosomal/genetics, Dental Plaque/*microbiology, Enzymes/analysis, Female, Gingivitis, Necrotizing Ulcerative/*microbiology, Glucuronic Acid/*metabolism, Hexuronic Acids/*metabolism, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Molecular Sequence Data, Periodontitis/*microbiology, Phenotype, *Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Treponema/*classification/isolation & purification/physiology/ultrastructure, Treponemal Infections/*microbiologyEnzymology
Phylogeny16014500Treponema berlinense sp. nov. and Treponema porcinum sp. nov., novel spirochaetes isolated from porcine faeces.Nordhoff M, Taras D, Macha M, Tedin K, Busse HJ, Wieler LHInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijs.0.63388-02005Animals, Bacterial Typing Techniques, DNA, Bacterial, DNA, Ribosomal, Feces/*microbiology, Genes, rRNA, Lipids/analysis, Molecular Sequence Data, Phenotype, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Species Specificity, Swine/*microbiology, Treponema/chemistry/*classification/genetics/*isolation & purificationGenetics
Genetics34236225Complete Genome Sequences of Three Human Oral Treponema parvum Isolates.Zeng H, Watt RMMicrobiol Resour Announc10.1128/MRA.00394-212021


6264Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 16260)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-16260
20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.10.1099/ijsem.0.004332List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmannhttps://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomesAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)
69479João F Matias Rodrigues, Janko Tackmann,Gregor Rot, Thomas SB Schmidt, Lukas Malfertheiner, Mihai Danaila,Marija Dmitrijeva, Daniela Gaio, Nicolas Näpflin and Christian von Mering. University of Zurich.https://microbeatlas.org/MicrobeAtlas 1.0 beta
69480Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmannhttps://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomesPredictions based on genome sequence made in the Diaspora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)