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Couchioplanes caeruleus subsp. caeruleus (Horan and Brodsky) Tamura et al. (ATCC® 33937)

Strain Designations: SCC 1014 [IFO 13939, NRRL 5325]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Actinoplanes caeruleus Horan and Brodsky
Strain Designations SCC 1014 [IFO 13939, NRRL 5325]
Produces 67-121 complex
Produces Sch 16656
Production of antifungal antibiotic Sch 16656
Soil, California
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 172: N-Z amine with soluble starch and glucose
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor AC Horan
Soil, California

Weinstein MJ, et al. New polyene antifungal antibiotic produced by a species of Actinoplanes. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 7: 457-461, 1975. PubMed: 1147581

Weinstein MJ, et al. Antibiotic 67-121, a polyene antifungal antibiotic produced by Actinoplanes caeruleus. US Patent 4,027,015 dated May 31 1977

Horan AC, Brodsky B. Actinoplanes caeruleus sp. nov., a blue-pigmented species of the genus Actinoplanes. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 187-191, 1986.

Tamura T, et al. A new genus of the order Actinomycetales, Couchioplanes gen. nov., with descriptions of Couchioplanes caeruleus (Horan and Brodsky 1986) comb. nov. and Couchioplanes caeruleus subsp. azureus subsp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 44: 193-203, 1994. PubMed: 8186084

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