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Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Schroeter) Migula (ATCC® 19429)

Strain Designations: NCTC 6750 [BUCSAV 276, CCM 478, IFO 3755, KM 232, NCIB 6750, NCMB 3, Radlett]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations NCTC 6750 [BUCSAV 276, CCM 478, IFO 3755, KM 232, NCIB 6750, NCMB 3, Radlett]
Produces pyocyanine pyocyanin
Produces pyorubin
Produces pyoverdin
Testing antimicrobial preservatives
Opportunistic pathogen research
Biosafety Level 2

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
Lysogenic strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- H Schutze

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Sneath PH, Cowan ST. An electro-taxonomic survey of bacteria. J. Gen. Microbiol. 19: 551-565, 1958. PubMed: 13611198

Park RW. A study of certain heterotrophic polarly flagellate water bacteria: Aeromonas, Pseudomonas and Comamonas. J. Gen. Microbiol. 27: 121-133, 1962. PubMed: 14483901

. . J. Appl. Bacteriol. 24: 87 and 117, 1961.

Iodophors for use in the dairying industry. Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS 1398-1998.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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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