Streptomyces hygroscopicus subsp. ossamyceticus Schmitz et al. (ATCC® 15420)

Strain Designations: C8158  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations C8158
Produces ossamycin
Produces ossamycin, a cytotoxic agent
Soil, South America
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 151: Oatmeal agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor Bristol Labs.
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--Bristol Labs.<<--K. Crook
Soil, South America

Schmitz H et al. Ossamycin, a new cytotoxic agent. J. Antibiot. 18A: 82-88, 1965.

Price KE, Schmitz H. Antibiotic ossamycin and method of preparing same. US Patent 3,271,253 dated Sep 6 1966

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

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