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Staphylococcus lentus (Kloos et al.) Schleifer et al. (ATCC® 29070)

Strain Designations: K21  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Staphylococcus sciuri subsp. lentus Kloos et al.
Strain Designations K21
Goat udder, Novzilly, France
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 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor WE Kloos
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- WE Kloos <-- K.H. Schleifer <-- M. Rogvinsky
Goat udder, Novzilly, France

Validation list no. 12. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 896-897, 1983.

Kloos WE, et al. Characterization of Staphylococcus sciuri sp.nov. and its subspecies. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 26: 22-37, 1976.

Schleifer KH, et al. Elevation of Staphylococcus sciuri subsp. lentus (Kloos et al.) to species status: Staphylococcus lentus (Kloos et al.) comb.nov.. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 4: 382-387, 1983.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF053586 Staphylococcus lentus ATCC 29070 heat shock protein 60 gene, partial cds.

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