Xanthomonas campestris (Pammel) Dowson (ATCC® 31923)

Strain Designations: BB-1L  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations BB-1L
Produces thickening agents
Produces a thickening agent for foods
Produces high-viscosity whey broths
Derived from existing strain
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1199: Lactose minimal medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor Stauffer Chemical Company
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--Stauffer Chemical Company<<--R.D. Schwartz
Derived from existing strain

Schwartz RD, Bodie EA. Production of high-viscosity whey broths by a lactose-utilizing Xanthomonas campestris strain. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 50: 1483-1485, 1985.

Schwartz RD, Bodie EA. Thickening composition from fermented whey. US Patent 4,399,160 dated Aug 16 1983

Schwartz RD, Bodie EA. Fermentation of whey to produce a thickening polymer. US Patent 4,444,792 dated Apr 24 1984

derived from ATCC 31922

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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.
  • USDA APHIS PPQ Permit 526, plant pathogens permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. Isolation information for this item is required by USDA. Please check our website or contact Technical Service for assistance. Domestic isolates are easier to obtain than foreign isolates.
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