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Anabaena flos-aquae (Lyngbye) Brebisson (ATCC® 22664)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

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Toxicity testing
Fixes nitrogen
This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in ASTM Standard Test Method E1218-90 where only the taxon is specified.
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 625: Gorham's medium for algae
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25°C
Atmosphere: Under light intensity of 150 foot candles
Name of Depositor DT Specht
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- DT Specht <-- G.P. Fitzgerald

Gerloff GC, et al. The isolation, purification, and culture of blue-green algae. Am. J. Bot. 37: 216-218, 1950.

ASTM International Standard guide for conducting static 96-h toxicity tests with microalgae. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method E1218-04.

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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