Geobacillus stearothermophilus (Donk) Nazina et al. (ATCC® 39536)

Strain Designations: Genecor NZ3  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Bacillus stearothermophilus Donk
Strain Designations Genecor NZ3
Produces amylase, alpha 1A; salivary Amylase, salivary, alpha-1A
Produces extracellular, thermostable, alpha-amylase
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 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 50.0°C
Name of Depositor Genecor
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.

Mainzer SE, et al. Thermostable alpha amylase having a low requirement for calcium ions, derived from Bacillus microorganism. US Patent 4,600,693 dated Jul 15 1986

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