To ATCC Valued Customers,

ATCC stands ready to support our customers’ needs during the coronavirus pandemic. If you experience any issues with your products or services, please contact ATCC Customer Service at For Technical questions please contact Thank you.

Amycolatopsis sulphurea Lechevalier et al. ex Oliver and Sinclair (ATCC® 27624)

Strain Designations: M-319 [IMET 7649, NRRL 2822]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

View Permits

Deposited As Nocardia sulphurea Goodfellow and Lechevalier
Strain Designations M-319 [IMET 7649, NRRL 2822]
Produces chelocardin
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 196: Yeast malt extract agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor Abbott Labs.

Oliver TJ, Sinclair AC. Antibiotic M-319. US Patent 3,155,582 dated Nov 3 1964

Validation list no. 25. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 220-222, 1988.

Lechevalier MP, et al. Two new genera of nocardioform Actinomycetes: Amycolata gen. nov. and Amycolatopsis gen. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 29-37, 1986.

type strain

garden soil

type strain

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
Basic Documentation