Streptomyces griseus subsp. griseus (Krainsky) Waksman and Henrici (ATCC® 11009)

Strain Designations: MD 2428 [ATCC 23882, CBS 662.68, IFO 12841, ISP 5226, RIA 1168]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Streptomyces argenteolus Tresner et al.
Strain Designations MD 2428 [ATCC 23882, CBS 662.68, IFO 12841, ISP 5226, RIA 1168]
Oxidizes progesterone
Produces 16-hydroxyprogesterone 16-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone
Produces vitamin B12 cobalamin, cobalamins
Oxidation of progesterone to 16-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone
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)
Medium ATCC® Medium 196: Yeast malt extract agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor E.R. Squibb & Sons, Inc.
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.

Bayan AP, et al. Antibiotic and vitamin B12 production by a steroid oxidizing actinomycete. J. Bacteriol. 69: 347-352, 1955. PubMed: 14367285

Perlman D, et al. 16 alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone, 16 alpha-hydroxydihydroprogesterone and esters thereof. US Patent 2,709,705 dated May 31 1955

Fried J, et al. 16 alpha-hydroxylation steroids. US Patent 2,855,343 dated Oct 7 1958

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

Shirling EB, Gottlieb D. Cooperative description of type cultures of Streptomyces. III. Additional species descriptions from first and second studies. Int J Syst Bacteriol 18: 279-392, 1968.

type strain

. Classification of Streptomyces griseus (Krainsky 1914) Waksman and Henrici 1948 and related species and the transfer of 'Microstreptospora cinerea' to the genus Streptomyces as Streptomyces yanii sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55: 1605-1610, 2005.

type strain

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