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Alcaligenes faecalis subsp. faecalis Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 8750)

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Strain Designations: 16 [NCIB 8156]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations 16 [NCIB 8156]
Produces nitrilase
Quality control strain
Quality control strain for Autobac products
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® yes
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor HJ Conn
Special Collection ATCC

Yamamoto K, et al. Purification and characterization of the nitrilase from Alcaligenes faecalis ATCC 8750 responsible for enantioselective hydrolysis of mandelonitrile. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 73: 425-430, 1992.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110839 Sequence 1572 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111450 Sequence 2183 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M22508 A.faecalis 16S ribosomal RNA, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D00104 Alcaligenes faecalis 5S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X05518 Alcaligenes faecalis (ATCC 8750) 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF114786 Alcaligenes faecalis copper dependent nitrite reductase (nir) gene, partial cds.

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  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019