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
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® 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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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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