Bacillus subtilis (Ehrenberg) Cohn (ATCC® 11774)

Strain Designations: NCTC 8236  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations NCTC 8236
Assay of dihydrostreptomycin sulfate, dihydrostreptomycin, streptomycin, tobramycin, and vancomycin.
Pharmaceutical and Personal Care.
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions

Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic

Name of Depositor NCTC

British Pharmacopoeia Commission Biological assay of antibiotics. London, UK:British Pharmacopoeia Commission;British Pharmacopoeia Appendix XIV A, 2003

European Pharmacopoeia Commission Microbiological assay of antibiotics. Strasbourg, France:European Pharmacopoeia Commission;European Pharmacopoeia EP 2.7.2, 1997

Lightbown JW, Dixon H. The first international reference preparation of tobramycin. J. Biol. Stand. 10: 157-168, 1982. PubMed: 7096362

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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