Saccharomonospora viridis (Schuurmans et al.) Nonomura and Ohara (ATCC® 15396)

Strain Designations: MDH 159  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Thermoactinomyces viridis Schuurmans et al.
Strain Designations MDH 159
Produces thermoviridin
Composted manure, Lansing, MI
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
Does not produce a dark green pigment hence does not agree with original description.
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 45.0°C
Name of Depositor DM Schuurmans
Composted manure, Lansing, MI

Schuurmans DM, et al. Production and isolation of thermoviridin, an antibiotic produced by Thermoactinomyces viridis n. sp.. Appl. Microbiol. 4: 61-66, 1956.

Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 13: 214, 1963.

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