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Clostridium acetobutylicum McCoy et al. emend. Keis et al. (ATCC® 4259)

Strain Designations: NCTC 619 [L.S. McClung 2289, McCoy and McClung strain T, NCIB 619]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations NCTC 619 [L.S. McClung 2289, McCoy and McClung strain T, NCIB 619]
Produces 1-butanol N-butanol, N-butyl alcohol, n-butanol
Produces acetone
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 no
Medium ATCC® Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NCTC<<--A.C. Thaysen (Bacillus butyricus)

British Patent 4845

Weizmann C. Production of acetone and alcohol by bacteriological processes. US Patent 1,315,585 dated Sep 9 1919

J. Infect. Dis. 56: 333-346, 1935.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U09978 Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 4259 Spo0A (spo0A) gene, partial cds.

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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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