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Cytophaga xylanolytica Haack and Breznak (ATCC® 51429)

Strain Designations: DSM 6779 [XM3]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 6779 [XM3]
Sediment, freshwater
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 1937: Modified DSM medium 503 with xylan
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSM<<--J.A. Breznak XM3
Sediment, freshwater

Validation list no. 46. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 43: 624-625, 1993.

Haack SK, Breznak JA. Cytophaga xylanolytica, new species, a xylan-degrading, anaerobic gliding bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 159: 6-15, 1993.

type strain

freshwater sediment

type strain

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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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