Nocardia farcinica Trevisan (ATCC® 3318)

Strain Designations: [CIP 104775, NCTC 11134]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations [CIP 104775, NCTC 11134]
Biosafety Level 2

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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1877: ISP Medium 1
ATCC® Medium 196: Yeast malt extract agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RE Gordon

Lechevalier MP, et al. Lipid composition in the classification of nocardiae and mycobacteria. J. Bacteriol. 105: 313-318, 1971. PubMed: 5541017

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Wallace RJ Jr., et al. Cefotaxime-resistant Nocardia asteroides strains are isolates of the controversial species Nocardia farcinica. J. Clin. Microbiol. 28: 2726-2732, 1990. PubMed: 2280003

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z36936 N.farcinica gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X80595 N.farcinica gene for small-subunit ribosomal RNA.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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