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Micromonospora chalcea (Foulerton) Orskov (ATCC® 12452)

Strain Designations: 1464-217L  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 1464-217L
Produces restriction endonuclease MchI
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)
Oxidative conversion of 3-keto-nuclear-saturated steroids to corresponding delta 1,4-steroids compounds
Colonial development
Medium ATCC® Medium 196: Yeast malt extract agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor Chas. Pfizer & Co., Inc.

Shull GM. Preparation of 3-keto-delta1,4-steroids from 3-keto-delta4-steroids with Micromonospora. US Patent 2,809,919 dated Oct 15 1957

Shull GM. Preparation of delta1,4 steroid compounds by Micromonospora. US Patent 2,890,153 dated Jun 9 1959

Luedemann GM. Designation of neotype strains for Micromonospora coerulea Jensen 1932 and Micromonospora chalcea (Foulerton 1905) Orskov 1923. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 248-253, 1971.

Suarez JE, Hardisson C. Morphological characteristics of colony development in Micromonospora chalcea. J. Bacteriol. 162: 1342-1344, 1985. PubMed: 3997781

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

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