Methylobacterium extorquens (Urakami and Komagata) Bousfield and Green (ATCC® 55366)

Strain Designations: 58  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 58
Produces poly-beta-hydroxybutyric acid polymers
Oil-contaminated soil
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 frozen
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 784: AMS (ammonium mineral salts)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor Biotechnology Research Institute
U.S. Patent Number
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
Oil-contaminated soil

Groleau D, et al. Methylobacterium extorquwns microorganism useful for the preparation of poly-beta-hydroxybutyric acid polymers. US Patent 5,302,525 dated Apr 12 1994

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