Lactobacillus amylovorus Nakamura (ATCC® 33620)

Strain Designations: NRRL B-4540  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations NRRL B-4540
Degrades starch
Cattle waste-corn silage
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor LK Nakamura
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--LK Nakamura<<--G. Hrubant
Cattle waste-corn silage

Nakamura LK. Lactobacillus amylovorus, a new starch-hydrolyzing species from cattle waste-corn fermentations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 31: 56-63, 1981.

Imam SH, et al. A study of cornstarch granule digestion by an unusually high molecular weight alpha-amylase secreted by Lactobacillus amylovorus. Curr. Microbiol. 22: 365-370, 1991.

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