Flavobacterium sp. (ATCC® 53201)

Strain Designations: NW-01  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations NW-01
Produces the heteropolysaccharide NW-01 useful as a viscosity and mobility control agent in aqueous systems and in preparing oil well drilling fluids
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 196: Yeast malt extract agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor Texaco, Inc.

Wan CC. Heteropolysaccharide-NW-01. US Patent 4,647,657 dated Mar 3 1987

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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