Bacillus clausii Nielsen et al. (ATCC® 21522)

Strain Designations: 221 [FERM-P 316, DSM 2512]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bacillus alcalophilus Vedder
Strain Designations 221 [FERM-P 316, DSM 2512]
Produces alkaline protease
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 542: Peptone-starch-carbonate medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor K Horikoshi
U.S. Patent Number
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.

Horikoshi K, Ikeda Y. Preparation of an alkaline protease. US Patent 4,052,262 dated Oct 4 1977

Fritze D, Flossdorf J, Claus D. Taxonomy of alkaliphilic Bacillus strains. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 40(1): 92-97, 1990. PubMed: 2223602

Nielsen P, et al. Phenetic diversity of alkaliphilic Bacillus strains: proposal for nine new species. Microbiology 141: 1745-1761, 1995.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : S48754 221 protease=alkaline serine protease [Bacillus alcalophilus, Vedder, 221, ATCC 21522, Genomic, 1412 nt].

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