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Corynebacterium tuberculostearicum (ex Brown et al.) Feurer et al. (ATCC® 35692)

Strain Designations: Medalle X [ATCC 35529, CCUG 35692, CCUG 45418, CIP 107291, LDC-20, MX]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Medalle X [ATCC 35529, CCUG 35692, CCUG 45418, CIP 107291, LDC-20, MX]
Produces pyrazine carboxylamidase
Produces tuberculostearic acid
Human tissue, bone marrow of leprosy patient, Philippines
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
Name of Depositor WL Barksdale
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- WL Barksdale <-- C. Reich
Human tissue, bone marrow of leprosy patient, Philippines

Brown S, et al. Description of Corynebacterium tuberculostearicum sp. nov., a leprosy-derived Corynebacterium. Ann. Microbiol. 135B: 251-267, 1984. PubMed: 6532280

Feurer C, et al. Taxonomic characterization of nine strains isolated from clinical and environmental specimens, and proposal of Corynebacterium tuberculostearicum sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 1055-1061, 2004. PubMed: 15280269

Beaman BL, et al. Chemical characterization of organisms isolated from leprosy patients. J. Bacteriol. 117: 1320-1329, 1974. PubMed: 4813897

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X84247 C.tuberculostearicum 16S rRNA gene.

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