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Corynebacterium flavescens Barksdale et al. (ATCC® 10340)

Strain Designations: OJ8 [NCDO 1320, NCIB 8707]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Microbacterium flavum Orla-Jensen
Strain Designations OJ8 [NCDO 1320, NCIB 8707]
Dairy products, cheese
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RN Doetsch
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RN Doetsch <-- Orla-Jensen
Dairy products, cheese

Barksdale L, et al. Biological and chemical basis for the reclassification of Microbacterium flavum Orla-Jensen as Corynebacterium flavescens nom. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 29: 222-233, 1979.

Robinson K. Some observations on the taxonomy of the genus Microbacterium. I. Cultural and physiological reactions and heat resistance. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 29: 607-615, 1966. PubMed: 5980923

Davidson CM, et al. Some morphological and physiological properties of Microbacterium thermosphactum. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 31: 551-559, 1968. PubMed: 5702042

Davidson CM, Hartree EF. Cytochrome as a guide to classifying bacteria: taxonomy of Microbacterium thermosphactum. Nature 220: 502-504, 1968. PubMed: 4301060

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

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