Propionispira arboris Schink et al. (ATCC® 33732)

Strain Designations: 12B4  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 12B4
Produces propionic acid
Plant - cottonwood tree, Populus deltoides
Wisconsin, United States
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 yes
Name of Depositor JG Zeikus
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JG Zeikus <-- B Schink
Plant - cottonwood tree, Populus deltoides
Wisconsin, United States

Schink B, et al. Characterization of Propionispira arboris gen. nov. sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing anaerobe common to wetwoods of living trees. J. Gen. Microbiol. 128: 2771-2779, 1982.

Validation list no. 11. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 672-674, 1983.

Zeikus JG, Thompson TE. Process for preparation of propionic acid. US Patent 4,732,855 dated Mar 22 1988

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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