"Sphingomonas taxi" (ATCC® 55669)

Strain Designations: STJ.EPI.H7  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As "Erwinia taxi"
Strain Designations STJ.EPI.H7
Produces paclitaxel Taxol
Quebec Canada
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 272: Nutrient glucose medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor BCM Development, Inc.
Quebec Canada
U.S. Patent Number

Page M, Landry N. Bacterial mass production of taxanes with Erwinia. US Patent 5,561,055 dated Oct 1 1996

Canadian yew, Taxus canadensis, Quebec

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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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