Rahnella aquatilis Izard et al. (ATCC® 15552)

Strain Designations: NRRL B-1678  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Aerobacter levanicum Hestrin et al.
Strain Designations NRRL B-1678
Produces levan
Jerusalem Israel
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Referred to as the type strain of Aerobacter levanicum
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor NRRL
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NRRL<<--S. Hestrin
Jerusalem Israel

Hestrin S, et al. The enzymic production of levan. Biochem. J. 37: 450-456, 1943.

fruit-tree root, Jerusalem

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