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Fructobacillus fructosus (Kodama) Endo and Okada (ATCC® 13162)

Strain Designations: NRRL B-2041 [R. Kodama 353]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Lactobacillus fructosus Kodama
Strain Designations NRRL B-2041 [R. Kodama 353]
Assay of fructose
Assay of niacinamide nicotinamide
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 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor NRRL
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NRRL<<--T. Hasegawa

Annu. Rep. Inst. Ferment. Osaka 1: 11-24, 1962.

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

Kodama R. Studies of the nutrition of lactic acid bacteria. Part VI. An improved method for the microbiological determination of niacinamide. Bull. Agric. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 21: 173-176, 1957.

Kodama R. The nutrition of Lactobacillus fructosus and its related species. Micro Bioassay 1: 35-38, 1960.

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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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