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Devosia riboflavina (Foster) Nakagawa et al. (ATCC® 9526)

Strain Designations: [IFO 13584, J.W. Foster 4R3337]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas riboflavina Foster
Strain Designations [IFO 13584, J.W. Foster 4R3337]
Produces lumichrome
Oxidation of riboflavin to lumichrome
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 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor Merck & Co., Inc.
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- Merck & Co., Inc.

Nakagawa Y, et al. Transfer of "Pseudomonas riboflavina" (Foster 1944), a gram-negative, motile rod with long-chain 3-hydroxy fatty acids, to Devosia riboflavina gen. nov., sp. nov., nom. rev. [published erratum appears in Int J Syst Bacteriol 46: 839, 1996]. Int J Syst Bacteriol 46: 16-22, 1996. PubMed: 8573489

Foster JW. Microbiological aspects of riboflavin. II. Bacterial oxidation of riboflavin to lumichrome. J. Bacteriol. 47: 27-41, 1944.

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