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Lactobacillus vaccinostercus Kozaki and Okada (ATCC® 33310)

Strain Designations: TUA 055B [NCIB 11808, X-94]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations TUA 055B [NCIB 11808, X-94]
Feces, animal
Kanagawa Japan
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)
Incorrectly listed herein as ATCC 3310
Medium ATCC® Medium 1144: Xylose-YP medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor M Kozaki
Feces, animal
Kanagawa Japan

Validation list no. 11. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 672-674, 1983.

Validation list no. 10. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 438-440, 1983.

Okada S, et al. A new heterofermentative Lactobacillus species with meso-diaminopimelic acid in peptidoglycan, Lactobacillus vaccinostercus Kozaki and Okada sp. nov.. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 25: 215-221, 1979.

type strain

cow dung, Kanagawa

type strain

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