Lactobacillus bifermentans Kandler et al. (ATCC® 35409)

Strain Designations: DSM 20003 [N2]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 20003 [N2]
Dairy products
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: 34.0°C
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSM<<--T.E. Galesloot <<--- J.W. Pette N2
Dairy products

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

Kandler O, et al. Lactobacillus bifermentans sp.nov.,nom.rev., an organism forming CO2 and H2 from lactic acid. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 4: 408-412, 1983.

type strain

Dutch cheese

type strain

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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