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Gluconacetobacter xylinus (Brown) Yamada et al. (ATCC® 23767)

Strain Designations: NCIB 11664 [BCRC 12952, CCM 3611, CCUG 37299, CIP 103107, DSM 6513, IFO 15237, JCM 7644, LMG 1515, NCTC 4112]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Acetobacter xylinus Yamada
Strain Designations NCIB 11664 [BCRC 12952, CCM 3611, CCUG 37299, CIP 103107, DSM 6513, IFO 15237, JCM 7644, LMG 1515, NCTC 4112]
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 1: Mannitol Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCIMB
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCIMB <-- NCTC 4112 <-- G. Bertrand (Sorbose bacterium)

J. Appl. Bacteriol. 19: 31, 1956.

J. Inst. Brew. 55: 141, 1949.

Gillis M, et al. Rediscovery of Bertrand's sorbose bacterium Acetobacter aceti subsp. xylinum): proposal to designate NCIB 11664 in place of NCIB 4112 (ATCC 23767) as the type strain of Acetobacter aceti subsp. xylinum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 122-124, 1983.

Validation list no. 14. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 270-271, 1984.

Euzeby JP. Revised nomenclature of specific or subspecific epithets that do not agree in gender with generic names that end in -bacter. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 585, 1997.

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

Validation list no. 64. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 327-328, 1998.

Yamada Y, et al. The phylogeny of acetic acid bacteria based on the partial sequences of 16S ribosomal RNA: the elevation of the subgenus Gluconoacetobacterium to generic level. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 61: 1244-1251, 1997. PubMed: 9301103

Yamada Y. Acetobacter xylinus sp. nov., nom. rev., for the cellulose-forming and cellulose-less, acetate-oxidizing acetic acid bacteria with the Q-10 system. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 29: 417-420, 1983.

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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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