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Arthrobacter ureafaciens (Krebs and Eggleston) Clark (ATCC® 7562)

Strain Designations: NC [NCIB 7811]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Corynebacterium creatinovorans Dubos and Miller
Strain Designations NC [NCIB 7811]
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 RJ Dubos

Krebs HA, Eggleston LV. Bacterial urea formation (Metabolism of Corynebacterium ureafaciens). Enzymologia 7: 310-320, 1939.

Clark FE. The designation of Corynebacterium ureafaciens Krebs and Eggleston as Arthrobacter ureafaciens. (Krebs amd Eggleston) comb. nov.. Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 5: 111-113, 1955.

Dubos R, Miller BF. The production of bacterial enzymes capable of decomposing creatinine. J. Biol. Chem. 121: 429-445, 1937.

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

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF214782 Arthrobacter ureafaciens RecA protein (recA) gene, partial cds.