Megasphaera cerevisiae Engelmann and Weiss (ATCC® 43236)

Strain Designations: DSM 20461 [Sp III 2e]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 20461 [Sp III 2e]
Spoiled beer, Germany
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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1528: PY-fructose (ATCC medium 1524) with 10 g fructose per liter of medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- DSM <-- H Seidel Sp III 2e
Spoiled beer, Germany

Engelmann U, Weiss N. Megasphaera cerevisiae sp.nov.: a new Gram-negative obligately anaerobic coccus isolated from spoiled beer. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 6: 287-290, 1985.

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