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Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis (Lindner) Kluyver and van Niel (ATCC® 10988)

Strain Designations: NRRL B-806 [ICPB 2463, NCIB 8938]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas lindneri Kluyver and Hoppenbrouwers
Strain Designations NRRL B-806 [ICPB 2463, NCIB 8938]
Produces ethyl alcohol ethanol
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 yes
Effects of CaCl2 on ethanol production by immobilized cells
Medium ATCC® Medium 948: Zymomonas medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor NRRL

De Ley J, Swings J. Phenotypic description, numerical analysis, and proposal for an improved taxonomy and nomenclature of the genus Zymomonas Kluyver and van Niel 1936. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 26: 146-157, 1976.

Bajpai PK, et al. Effects of calcium chloride concentration on ethanol production and growth of immobilized Zymomonas mobilis. J. Ferment. Technol. 63: 199-203, 1985.

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

Rogers PL, et al. Kinetics of alcohol production by Zymomonas mobilis at high sugar concentrations. Biotechnol. Lett. 4: 165-179, 1979.

Lee KJ, et al. Ethanol production by Zymomonas mobilis in continuous culture at high glucose concentrations. Biotechnol. Lett. 4: 421-426, 1979.

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X14438 Zymomonas mobilis 2.7kb plasmid DNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : E03388 Xylose isomerase expression vector for Zymomonas mobilis.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X17065 Zymomonas mobilis adhB gene for alcohol dehydrogenase (EC

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF281031 Zymomonas mobilis strain ATCC10988 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ009975 Zymomonas mobilis ATCC 10988 cryptic plasmid pZMO1 encoding Rep-like protein.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ009976 Zymomonas mobilis ATCC 10988 cryptic plasmid pZMO2 encoding Rep-like protein.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF329200 Zymomonas mobilis strain ATCC 10988 16S-23S internal transcribed spacer, complete sequence.

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