Bacillus megaterium de Bary (ATCC® 13639)

Strain Designations: WRRL [NRRL B-938-R]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations WRRL [NRRL B-938-R]
Produces vitamin B12 cobalamin, cobalamins
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 no
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor USDA

Garibaldi JA, et al. Bacillus megaterium for biosynthesis of cobalamin. Ind. Eng. Chem. 45: 838-846, 1953.

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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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