Gluconobacter oxydans (Henneberg) De Ley (ATCC® 11894)

Strain Designations: NCIB 4943 [NCTC 4943]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Acetobacter capsulatus
Strain Designations NCIB 4943 [NCTC 4943]
Produces ropiness in beer
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 1: Mannitol Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor NCIMB
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NCIMB<<--J.L. Shimwell

Shimwell JL. Study of a new species of Acetobacter (A. capsulatum) producing ropiness in beer and beer-wort. J. Inst. Brew. 42: 585-595, 1936.

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