Terrabacter tumescens (Jensen) Collins et al. (ATCC® 6947)

Strain Designations: NCTC 4216 [A, CDA 836, NCIB 8914]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Corynebacterium tumescens (Jensen) Conn and Dimmick
Strain Designations NCTC 4216 [A, CDA 836, NCIB 8914]
Produces 6-aminopenicillanic acid
Deacylation of benzyl- and phenoxymethyl penicillin tetrazoles
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 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NCTC<<--H.L. Jensen A

Huang HT, English AR. Production of 6-aminopenicillanic acid. US Patent 3,239,427 dated Mar 8 1966

Hamsher JJ. Enzymatic deacylation of benzyl- and phenoxymethyl penicillin tetrazoles. US Patent 3,905,868 dated Sep 16 1975

Collins MD, et al. Transfer of Pimelobacter tumescens to Terrabacter gen. nov. as Terrabacter tumescens comb. nov. and of Pimelobacter jensenii to Nocardioides as Nocardioides jensenii comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 1-6, 1989.

Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 58: 181, 1933.

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

type strain

garden soil

type strain

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