Gluconacetobacter xylinus (Brown) Yamada et al. (ATCC® 10245)

Strain Designations: [NCIB 8034, NRC 6018]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Acetobacter xylinum (Brown) Bergey et al.
Strain Designations [NCIB 8034, NRC 6018]
Produces provitamin C 2-keto-L-gulonic acid
Produces 2-keto-L-gulonic acid by enzymatic conversion of sorbitol
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
Medium Medium 1: Mannitol Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor L Stewart
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- L Stewart <-- RH Vaughn

Motizuki K, et al. Method for producing 2-keto-L-gulonic acid. US Patent 3,234,105 dated Feb 8 1966

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