Arthrobacter phenanthrenivorans (ATCC® 6918)

Strain Designations: NCTC 2416 [BUCSAV 359, NCDO 743, NCIB 8180]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Chromobacterium viscosum Grimes
Strain Designations NCTC 2416 [BUCSAV 359, NCDO 743, NCIB 8180]
Dairy products; creamery butter made from unripened cream
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
Pseudomonas sp.
Corynebacterium sp. or Micrococcus sp.
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- M. Grimes
Dairy products; creamery butter made from unripened cream

Gilman JP. Studies on certain species of bacteria assigned to the genus Chromobacterium. J. Bacteriol. 65: 48-52, 1953. PubMed: 13022628

Sneath PH. Cultural and biochemical characteristics of the genus Chromobacterium. J. Gen. Microbiol. 15: 70-98, 1956. PubMed: 13357716

Grimes M. An aerobic capsulated bacterium chromogenic on sugar media. Zentralbl. Bakteriol., II Abt. 72: 367-368, 1927.

De Ley J, et al. Intra-and intergeneric similarities of Chromobacterium and Janthinobacterium ribosomal ribonucleic acid cistrons. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 28: 154-168, 1978.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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