Ochrobactrum anthropi Holmes et al. (ATCC® 21909)

Strain Designations: M-30-M  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Micrococcus denitrificans Beijerinck
Strain Designations M-30-M
Degrades petroleum crude oil
Dispersion and degradation of oil
Oil-contaminated beach sample
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor Exxon Research and Engineering Company
U.S. Patent Number
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
Oil-contaminated beach sample

Mohan RR, et al. Use of microorganisms to disperse and degrade oil spills. US Patent 3,871,957 dated Mar 18 1975

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