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Acinetobacter lwoffii (Audureau) Brisou (ATCC® 15309)

Strain Designations: NCTC 5866 [ATCC 17986, NCDC KC 765]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations NCTC 5866 [ATCC 17986, NCDC KC 765]
Biosafety Level 2

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 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- A Lwoff

Audureau A. Etude du genre Moraxella. Ann. Inst. Pasteur 64: 126-166, 1940.

Bouvet PJ, Grimont PA. Taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter with the recognition of Acinetobacter baumannii sp. nov., Acinetobacter haemolyticus sp. nov., Acinetobacter johnsonii sp. nov., and Acinetobacter junii sp. nov. and emended descriptions of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and Acinetobacter lwoffii. Int J Syst Bacteriol 36: 228-240, 1986.

Brisou J, Prevot AR. Etudes de Systematique Bacterienne. X. Revision de especes reunies dans le genre Achromobacter. Ann. Inst. Pasteur 86: 722-728, 1954.

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

Van Steenbergen TJ, et al. Confirmation of Bacteroides gingivalis as a species distinct from Bacteroides asaccharolyticus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 31: 236-241, 1981.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB008694 Acinetobacter lwoffii DNA for DNA gyrase subunit B, partial cds, strain CIP 64.10.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB008733 Acinetobacter lwoffii DNA for RNA polymerase sigma subunit (SIGMA-70), partial cds, strain CIP 64.10.

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