Leuconostoc citreum Farrow et al. (ATCC® 13146)

Strain Designations: NRRL B-742 [DSM 20188, NRIC 1772]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Leuconostoc mesenteroides (Tsenkovskii) van Tieghem
Strain Designations NRRL B-742 [DSM 20188, NRIC 1772]
Degrades sucrose sugar
Produces dextrans dextran
Produces dextran from sucrose
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain of Leuconostoc amelibiosum)
Medium ATCC® Medium 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NRRL

Schillinger U, et al. Nucleic acid hybridization studies on Leuconostoc and Heterofermentative Lactobacilli and description of Leuconostoc amelibiosum sp.nov.. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 12: 48-55, 1989.

Validation list no. 31. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 495-497, 1989.

Takahashi M, et al. Leuconostoc amelibiosum Schillinger, Holzapfel, and Kandler 1989 is a later subjective synonym of Leuconostoc citreum Farrow, Facklam, and Collins 1989. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 649-651, 1992.

type strain of Leuconostoc amelibiosum

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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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