Micrococcus luteus (Schroeter) Cohn (ATCC® 49442)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Degrades pyridine
Produces riboflavin vitamin B2
Produces riboflavin when grown on pyridine
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 1780: Pyridine medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor GK Sims

Sims GK, et al. Degradation of pyridine by Micrococcus luteus isolated from soil. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 51: 963-968, 1986.

Sims GK, O'Loughlin EJ. Riboflavin production during growth of Micrococcus luteus on pyridine. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58: 3423-3425, 1992.

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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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