Rhodococcus rhodochrous (Zopf) Tsukamura emend. Rainey et al. (ATCC® 13808)

Strain Designations: 372 [ICPB 4420, KMRh, NRRL B-16536]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Mycobacterium rhodochrous (Zopf) Gordon and Mihm
Strain Designations 372 [ICPB 4420, KMRh, NRRL B-16536]
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 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor RE Gordon
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RE Gordon<<--R. Breed KMRh (Rhodococcus rhodochrous) <<--- Kral Collection <<--- Migula (?) <<--- Zopf (?)

Gordon RE, Mihm JM. A comparison of four species of mycobacteria. J. Gen. Microbiol. 21: 736-748, 1959. PubMed: 13851229

Goodfellow M, Alderson G. The actinomycetes-genus Rhodococcus: a home for the "rhodochrous" complex. J. Gen. Microbiol. 100: 99-122, 1977. PubMed: 874450

Rainey FA, et al. Polyphasic evidence for the transfer of Rhodococcus roseus to Rhodococcus rhodochrous. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 101-103, 1995.

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

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