Corynebacterium xerosis Lehmann and Neumann (ATCC® 373)

Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Produces L-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine esters
Produces carnitine L-carnitine
Ear discharge of child
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JG Fitzgerald
Ear discharge of child

Majima E, et al. Process for the production of L-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine esters. US Patent 4,666,838 dated May 19 1987

Yokozeki K, Kubota K. Method of producing L-carnitine. US Patent 4,650,759 dated Mar 17 1987

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M16204 C.xerosis (JCM 1971) 5S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X81914 C.xerosis 16S rRNA gene (ATCC 373T).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M59058 Corynebacterium xerosis small subunit ribosomal RNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U02895 Corynebacterium xerosis ATCC 373 16S rRNA gene, partial sequence.

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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