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Arthrobacter oxydans Sguros (ATCC® 14358)

Strain Designations: Xanthum [NCIB 9333]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Arthrobacter pascens Lochhead and Burton
Strain Designations Xanthum [NCIB 9333]
Produces coproporphyrin III
Produces uroporphyrin III
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 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Maruhashi K, et al. Process for producing coproporphyrin III. US Patent 4,334,021 dated Jun 8 1982

Maruhashi K, et al. Process for producing uroporphyrin III. US Patent 4,370,415 dated Jan 25 1983

Sguros PL. Microbial transformations of the tobacco alkaloids. I. Cultural and morphological characteristics of a nicotinophile. J. Bacteriol. 69: 28-37, 1955.

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

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF214789 Arthrobacter oxidans RecA protein (recA) gene, partial cds.

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