Melissococcus plutonius Bailey and Collins (ATCC® 35311)

Strain Designations: NCDO 2443  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations NCDO 2443
Insect, honey bee larvae
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1430: Melisococcus pluton medium
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-20% CO2
Name of Depositor NCDO - National Collection of Dairy Organisms
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCDO - National Collection of Dairy Organisms <-- L Bailey
Insect, honey bee larvae

Validation list no. 11. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 672-674, 1983.

Bailey L, Collins MD. Reclassification of "Streptococcus pluton" (White) in a new genus Melissococcus as Melissococcus pluton nom. rev.; comb. nov.. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 53: 215-217, 1982.

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