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Corynebacterium xerosis Lehmann and Neumann (ATCC® 373)

Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Produces L-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine esters
Produces carnitine L-carnitine
Ear discharge of child
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® yes
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JG Fitzgerald
Ear discharge of child

Majima E, et al. Process for the production of L-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine esters. US Patent 4,666,838 dated May 19 1987

Yokozeki K, Kubota K. Method of producing L-carnitine. US Patent 4,650,759 dated Mar 17 1987

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M16204 C.xerosis (JCM 1971) 5S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X81914 C.xerosis 16S rRNA gene (ATCC 373T).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M59058 Corynebacterium xerosis small subunit ribosomal RNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U02895 Corynebacterium xerosis ATCC 373 16S rRNA gene, partial sequence.

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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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