Bacillus cereus Frankland and Frankland (ATCC® 53522)

Strain Designations: UW85  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations UW85
Produces zwittermicin A
Biological control of Phytophthora megasperma
Plant - alfalfa roots, Arlington Wisconsin, United States
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 no
Enhancement of legume root nodulation
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor Wisconsin Alumni Res. Fndn.
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.
Plant - alfalfa roots, Arlington Wisconsin, United States

Mester EH, et al. Biological control of damping off and root rot and inoculum preparation therefor. US Patent 4,877,738 dated Oct 31 1989

Handelsman JE, Halverson LJ. Method to enhance root nodulation in legumes and inoculum preparation therefor. US Patent 4,878,936 dated Nov 7 1989

Handelsman J, et al. Fungicidal toxin and method and inoculum for controlling root rot and damping off. US Patent 5,049,379 dated Sep 17 1991

Stabb EV, et al. Zwittermicin A-producing strains of Bacillus cereus from diverse soils. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60: 4404-4412, 1994. PubMed: 7811080

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