Enterococcus faecium (Orla-Jensen) Schleifer and Kilpper-Balz (ATCC® 8459)

Strain Designations: NCTC 2699 [IFO 3778, NCIB 2699]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Micrococcus freudenreichii Guillebeau
Strain Designations NCTC 2699 [IFO 3778, NCIB 2699]
Produces FAD flavin-adenine dinucleotide
Dairy products - cheese
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Name of Depositor NCTC
U.S. Patent Number 3,647,627
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- G Hucker (Tetracoccus casei)
Dairy products - cheese

Tanaka M, et al. Process for producing flavin-adenine dinucleotide. US Patent 3,647,627 dated Mar 7 1972

Bergan T, et al. Present status of the species Micrococcus freudenreichii, Guillebeau 1891. Int J Syst Bacteriol 20: 249-254, 1970.

Almond Board of California. Guidelines for Process Validation Using Enterococcus faecium NRRL B-2354. Oct 2007. http://www.almondboard.com/Handlers/Documents/Enterococcus-Validation-Guidelines.pdf

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.
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