Streptomyces lusitanus Villax (ATCC® 15842)

Strain Designations: [ATCC 27444, CBS 765.72, IFO 13464, ISP 5568, NCIB 9451, NCIB 9585, RIA 1425]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations [ATCC 27444, CBS 765.72, IFO 13464, ISP 5568, NCIB 9451, NCIB 9585, RIA 1425]
Produces chlortetracycline aureomycin
Produces tetracycline
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 yes (type strain)
Streptomyces pactum
Medium ATCC® Medium 196: Yeast malt extract agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor I Villax

Villax I. Process of fermentation of chlortetracycline and tetracycline antibiotics. US Patent 3,401,088 dated Sep 10 1968

Shirling EB, Gottlieb D. Cooperative description of type strains of Streptomyces. V. Additional descriptions. Int J Syst Bacteriol 22: 265-394, 1972.

. . Bergey's Manual Syst. Bacteriol. 4: 2479, 1989.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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