Rahnella aquatilis Izard et al. (ATCC® 15552)

Strain Designations: NRRL B-1678  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Aerobacter levanicum Hestrin et al.
Strain Designations NRRL B-1678
Produces levan
Jerusalem Israel
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
Referred to as the type strain of Aerobacter levanicum
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor NRRL
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NRRL<<--S. Hestrin
Jerusalem Israel

Hestrin S, et al. The enzymic production of levan. Biochem. J. 37: 450-456, 1943.

fruit-tree root, Jerusalem

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