Enterococcus faecium (Orla-Jensen) Schleifer and Kilpper-Balz (ATCC® 8459)

Strain Designations: NCTC 2699 [IFO 3778, NCIB 2699]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Micrococcus freudenreichii Guillebeau
Strain Designations NCTC 2699 [IFO 3778, NCIB 2699]
Produces FAD flavin-adenine dinucleotide
Dairy products - cheese
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
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 no
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- G Hucker (Tetracoccus casei)
Dairy products - cheese

Tanaka M, et al. Process for producing flavin-adenine dinucleotide. US Patent 3,647,627 dated Mar 7 1972

Bergan T, et al. Present status of the species Micrococcus freudenreichii, Guillebeau 1891. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 20: 249-254, 1970.

Almond Board of California. Guidelines for Process Validation Using Enterococcus faecium NRRL B-2354. Oct 2007. http://www.almondboard.com/Handlers/Documents/Enterococcus-Validation-Guidelines.pdf

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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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