Gluconacetobacter xylinus (Brown) Yamada et al. (ATCC® 10245)

Strain Designations: [NCIB 8034, NRC 6018]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Acetobacter xylinum (Brown) Bergey et al.
Strain Designations [NCIB 8034, NRC 6018]
Produces provitamin C 2-keto-L-gulonic acid
Produces 2-keto-L-gulonic acid by enzymatic conversion of sorbitol
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 1: Mannitol Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor L Stewart
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- L Stewart <-- RH Vaughn

Motizuki K, et al. Method for producing 2-keto-L-gulonic acid. US Patent 3,234,105 dated Feb 8 1966

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