Streptomyces costaricanus Esnard et al. (ATCC® 55274)

Strain Designations: CR-43 [NRRL B-16897]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations CR-43 [NRRL B-16897]
Biological control of nematode infection in plants
Biological control of fungal plant pathogens
Soil, Costa Rica
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 yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 196: Yeast malt extract agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 28.0°C
Name of Depositor University of Massachusetts
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.
Soil, Costa Rica

Dicklow MB, et al. Nematocidal and fungicidal Streptomyces dicklowii biopesticide. US Patent 5,549,889 dated Aug 27 1996

Esnard J, et al. Streptomyces costaricanus sp. nov., isolated from nematode-suppressive soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 775-779, 1995. PubMed: 7547298

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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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