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Corynebacterium ammoniagenes (Cooke and Keith) Collins (ATCC® 6871)

Strain Designations: NCTC 2398  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Brevibacterium ammoniagenes (Cooke and Keith) Breed
Strain Designations NCTC 2398
Produces inosinic acid 5'-inosinic acid, IMP, inosine monophosphate
Produces isoleucine L-isoleucine
Produces: 5'-ribosyl phosphates of 8-azapurine derivatives
Feces from a human infant
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
Phosphorylation of the OA-6129 group of carbapenem compounds
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- J. Cooke
Feces from a human infant

Kubo K, et al. Microbial phosphorylation of the OA-6129 group of carbapenem compounds. J. Antibiot. 38: 333-339, 1985. PubMed: 3839225

Kinoshita S, et al. Process for the manufacture of 5'-purine nucleotide by the fermentation method. US Patent 3,268,415 dated Aug 23 1966

Kinoshita S, et al. Method for producing L-isoleucine by fermentation process. US Patent 3,262,861 dated Jul 26 1966

Nakayama K, et al. Process for the production of ribosylphosphates of 8-azapurine derivatives by fermentation. US Patent 3,296,089 dated Jan 3 1967

Cooke JV, Keith HR. A type of ureasplitting bacterium found in the human intestinal tract. J. Bacteriol. 13: 315-319, 1927.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X87822 B.ammoniagenes FAS gene.

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