Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis (Lister) Schleifer et al. (ATCC® 11454)

Strain Designations: Berridge X 13 [BUCSAV 453, NCDO 496, NCIB 8586]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Streptococcus lactis (Lister) Lohnis
Strain Designations Berridge X 13 [BUCSAV 453, NCDO 496, NCIB 8586]
Produces nisin
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® yes
Type Strain no
Used in Swiss cheese manufacture to suppress gas production by clostridia
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RP Tittsler

. Biotechnology and food safety. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann; 1990.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111129 Sequence 1862 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : J04057 S.lactis antibiotic nisin (spaN) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M65089 Lactococcus lactis nisin gene, complete cds, ORF A, complete cds, and ORF B, 5' end.

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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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