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Mycobacterium paraffinicum Davis et al. (ATCC® 12670)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Soil, Easton, LA
Biosafety Level 2

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
Utilizes ethane or hydrocarbons higher than ethane in the paraffin series as a sole source of carbon
Medium ATCC® Medium 93: Mycobacterium medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor Magnolia Petroleum Co.
Soil, Easton, LA

Davis JB, et al. Mycobacterium paraffinicum n. sp., a bacterium isolated from soil. Appl. Microbiol. 4: 310-315, 1956.

Wayne LG, et al. Semantide- and chemotaxonomy-based analyses of some problematic phenotypic clusters of slowly growing mycobacteria, a cooperative study of the international working group on mycobacterial taxonomy. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 280-297, 1996. PubMed: 8573508

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X88925 M.paraffinicum 16S rRNA gene.

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