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.

Flavobacterium hibernum McCammon et al. (ATCC® 51468)

Strain Designations: ACAM 376  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

View Permits

Strain Designations ACAM 376
Crooked Lake, Antarctica
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 1913: Lactose medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20.0°C
Name of Depositor PD Franzmann
Crooked Lake, Antarctica

McCammon SA, et al. Flavobacterium hibernum sp. nov., a lactose-utilizing bacterium from a freshwater Antarctic lake. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 1405-1412, 1998. PubMed: 9828443

type strain

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