Carnobacterium divergens (Holzapfel and Gerber) Collins et al. (ATCC® 35677)

Strain Designations: DSM 20623 [66, NCDO 2763]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Lactobacillus divergens Holzapfel and Gerber
Strain Designations DSM 20623 [66, NCDO 2763]
Vacuum-packed minced beef
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 yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSM<<--W.H. Holzapfel 66
Vacuum-packed minced beef

Holzapfel WH, Gerber ES. Lactobacillus divergens sp.nov., a new heterofermentative Lactobacillus species producing L(+)-lactate. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 4: 522-534, 1983.

Validation list no. 14. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 270-271, 1984.

Collins MD, et al. Classification of Lactobacillus divergens, Lactobacillus piscicola, and some catalase-negative, asporogenous, rod-shaped bacteria from poultry in a new genus, Carnobacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 37: 310-316, 1987.

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ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

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