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
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
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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  • 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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