Achromobacter xerosis Groupe et al. (ATCC® 14780)

Strain Designations: IMRU 134  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations IMRU 134
Produces xerosin
Produces xerosin, which prevents inflammation of cells infected with influenza virus
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® no
Type Strain yes
Referred to as the type strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor IMRU-Institute of Mirobiology Rutgers University
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- IMRU-Institute of Mirobiology Rutgers University <-- V Groupe

Groupe V, et al. Xerosin and process of preparation thereof. US Patent 3,039,923 dated Jun 19 1962

Groupe V, et al. Suppression of certain viral lesions by a microbial product, xerosin, lacking in demonstrable antiviral properties and produced by Achromobacter xerosis, n. sp.. J. Bacteriol. 68: 10-18, 1954. PubMed: 13183891

Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 80: 710, 1952.

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