Rhodobacter sphaeroides (van Niel) Imhoff et al. (ATCC® 21455)

Strain Designations: IFO 12203  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Rhodopseudomonas spheroides van Niel
Strain Designations IFO 12203
Produces polyribonucleotide nucleotidyltransferase polynucleotide phosphorylase
Production of polynucleotide phosphorylase for the preparation of heteropolynucleotides used in inducing interferon in vivo and in vitro
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium Medium 112: Van Niel's yeast agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor Takeda Chem. Ind., Ltd.

Yoneda M, et al. Interferon induction. US Patent 3,660,564 dated May 2, 1972.