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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 150

Type strain: No

Species: Actinomyces israelii

Strain history: <- K. Schaal; <- ATCC; ATCC 10048 <- C. W. Emmons; NHI 1829 (Actinomyces bovis)

NCBI tax ID(s): 1659 (species)

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@ref: 10672

BacDive-ID: 150

DSM-Number: 43011

keywords: 16S sequence, Bacteria, anaerobe, mesophilic

description: Actinomyces israelii CCUG 34702 is an anaerobe, mesophilic bacterium that was isolated from pleural fluid.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1659
  • Matching level: species

strain history: <- K. Schaal; <- ATCC; ATCC 10048 <- C. W. Emmons; NHI 1829 (Actinomyces bovis)

doi: 10.13145/bacdive150.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/actinomycetota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Actinomycetota
  • class: Actinomycetes
  • order: Actinomycetales
  • family: Actinomycetaceae
  • genus: Actinomyces
  • species: Actinomyces israelii
  • full scientific name: Actinomyces israelii (Kruse 1896) Lachner-Sandoval 1898 (Approved Lists 1980)
  • synonyms

    20215Actinobacterium israeli
    20215Streptothrix israeli

@ref: 10672

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Actinobacteria

class: Actinobacteria

order: Actinomycetales

family: Actinomycetaceae

genus: Actinomyces

species: Actinomyces israelii

full scientific name: Actinomyces israelii (Kruse 1896) Lachner-Sandoval 1898 emend. Nouioui et al. 2018

type strain: no

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

10672COLUMBIA 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
10672PYG MEDIUM (MODIFIED) (DSMZ Medium 104)yeshttps://mediadive.dsmz.de/medium/104Name: PYG MEDIUM (modified) (DSMZ Medium 104) Composition: Yeast extract 10.0 g/l Peptone 5.0 g/l Trypticase peptone 5.0 g/l Beef extract 5.0 g/l Glucose 5.0 g/l L-Cysteine HCl x H2O 0.5 g/l NaHCO3 0.4 g/l NaCl 0.08 g/l K2HPO4 0.04 g/l KH2PO4 0.04 g/l MgSO4 x 7 H2O 0.02 g/l CaCl2 x 2 H2O 0.01 g/l Hemin 0.005 g/l Ethanol 0.0038 g/l Resazurin 0.001 g/l Tween 80 Vitamin K1 NaOH Distilled water

culture temp


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

@refoxygen tolerance

fatty acid profile

  • fatty acids

    @reffatty acidpercentageECL
    52262C16:1 ω9c0.915.774
    52262C17:1 ω9c1.416.773
    52262C18:1 ω9c26.817.769
    52262C18:1 ω9c DMA5.518.226
    52262C18:2 ω6,9c/C18:0 ANTE10.117.724
    52262C19:0 CYCLO ω9c1.518.87
  • type of FA analysis: whole cell analysis
  • method/protocol: CCUG

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample type
10672pleural fluid
52262Human pleural fluid

isolation source categories

#Host Body Product#Oral cavity and Airways#Pleural fluid

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 10672
  • biosafety level: 2
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 20218
  • description: Actinomyces israelii strain ATCC 10048 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • accession: AF058046
  • length: 265
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 1659

External links

@ref: 10672

culture collection no.: CCUG 34702, DSM 43011, ATCC 10048, NHI 1829

straininfo link



Pathogenicity7492899Antibacterial action of dental cements: an in vitro study.Morrier JJ, Rocca JP, Barsotti OBull Group Int Rech Sci Stomatol Odontol1995Actinomyces/*drug effects/growth & development, Analysis of Variance, Anti-Bacterial Agents/*pharmacology, Dental Cements/*pharmacology, Humans, Microbial Sensitivity Tests, Saliva/microbiology, Streptococcus mutans/*drug effects/growth & development, Streptococcus sanguis/*drug effects/growth & development
9863424Experimental actinomycosis in mice induced by alginate gel particles containing Actinomyces israelii.Sumita M, Hoshino E, Iwaku MEndod Dent Traumatol1998*Actinomyces/cytology/immunology, *Actinomycosis/microbiology, *Alginates, Animals, Chronic Disease, Dental Research/methods, *Disease Models, Animal, Female, Gels, Male, Mice, Mice, Inbred BALB C/*microbiology, Peritoneal Cavity/microbiology10.1111/j.1600-9657.1998.tb00827.x


10672Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 43011)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-43011
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
52262Curators of the CCUGCulture Collection University of Gothenburg (CCUG) (CCUG 34702)https://www.ccug.se/strain?id=34702