Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens subsp. kefiranofaciens Fujisawa et al. (ATCC® 43761)

Strain Designations: WT-2B [CCUG 32248, CIP 103307, DSM 5016, JCM 6985, LMG 19149]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens Fujisawa et al.
Strain Designations WT-2B [CCUG 32248, CIP 103307, DSM 5016, JCM 6985, LMG 19149]
Kefir grains
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 1595: KPL Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor T Mitsuoka
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- T Mitsuoka <-- S Adachi
Kefir grains

Fujisawa T, et al. Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens sp. nov. isolated from kefir grains. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 12-14, 1988.

Vancanneyt M, et al. Reclassification of Lactobacillus kefirgranum Takizawa et al. 1994 as Lactobacillus kefiranofaciens subsp. kefirgranum subsp. nov. and emended description of L. kefiranofaciens Fujisawa et al. 1988. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 551-556, 2004. PubMed: 15023974

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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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