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Nocardia asteroides (Eppinger) Blanchard (ATCC® 19247)

Strain Designations: 727 [M170-5, PSA 165]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 727 [M170-5, PSA 165]
Biosafety Level 2

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
Medium ATCC® Medium 174: Bennett's medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RE Gordon
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RE Gordon <-- L Ajello M 170-6 <-- W Bowman

Bourgeois L, Beaman BL. In vitro spheroplast and L-form induction within the pathogenic nocardiae. J. Bacteriol. 127: 584-594, 1976. PubMed: 776941

Gordon RE, Mihm JM. A comparison of Nocardia asteroides and Nocardia brasiliensis. J. Gen. Microbiol. 20: 129-135, 1959. PubMed: 13631189

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z36934 N.asteroides gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X84850 N.asteroides 16S rRNA gene (ATCC 19247T).

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