Saccharomonospora viridis (Schuurmans et al.) Nonomura and Ohara (ATCC® 15396)

Strain Designations: MDH 159  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Thermoactinomyces viridis Schuurmans et al.
Strain Designations MDH 159
Produces thermoviridin
Composted manure, Lansing, MI
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Does not produce a dark green pigment hence does not agree with original description.
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 45.0°C
Name of Depositor DM Schuurmans
Composted manure, Lansing, MI

Schuurmans DM, et al. Production and isolation of thermoviridin, an antibiotic produced by Thermoactinomyces viridis n. sp.. Appl. Microbiol. 4: 61-66, 1956.

Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 13: 214, 1963.

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