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Myxococcus xanthus Beebe (ATCC® 25232)

Strain Designations: FB [ATCC 19368, IFO 13542, NCIB 9412]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations FB [ATCC 19368, IFO 13542, NCIB 9412]
Produces Myxococcus xanthus antibiotic TA
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 432: SP medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Dworkin
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- M Dworkin <-- E Ordal

Burchard RP, Dworkin M. A bacteriophage for Myxococcus xanthus: isolation, characterization and relation of infectivity to host morphogenesis. J. Bacteriol. 91: 1305-1313, 1966. PubMed: 5948779

Burchard RP. Gliding motility mutants of Myxococcus xanthus. J. Bacteriol. 104: 940-947, 1970. PubMed: 4923078

Dworkin M. Nutritional regulation of morphogenesis in Myxococcus xanthus. J. Bacteriol. 86: 67-72, 1963.

Dworkin M, Niederpreum DJ. Electron transport system in vegetative cells and microcysts of Myxococcus xanthus. J. Bacteriol. 87: 316-322, 1964. PubMed: 14151050

Dworkin M. Nutritional requirements for vegetative growth of Myxococcus xanthus. J. Bacteriol. 84: 250-257, 1962. PubMed: 13888810

McVittie A, et al. Developmental biology of Myxococcus. J. Bacteriol. 84: 546-551, 1962. PubMed: 13932286

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Rosenberg E. Antibiotic TA. US Patent 3,973,005 dated Aug 3 1976

Voelz H, Dworkin M. Fine structure of Myxococcus xanthus during morphogenesis. J. Bacteriol. 84: 943-952, 1962. PubMed: 13997609

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

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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