Lactobacillus amylovorus Nakamura (ATCC® 33620)

Strain Designations: NRRL B-4540  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations NRRL B-4540
Degrades starch
Cattle waste-corn silage
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 416: Lactobacilli MRS Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor LK Nakamura
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--LK Nakamura<<--G. Hrubant
Cattle waste-corn silage

Nakamura LK. Lactobacillus amylovorus, a new starch-hydrolyzing species from cattle waste-corn fermentations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 31: 56-63, 1981.

Imam SH, et al. A study of cornstarch granule digestion by an unusually high molecular weight alpha-amylase secreted by Lactobacillus amylovorus. Curr. Microbiol. 22: 365-370, 1991.

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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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