Acetobacter pasteurianus subsp. pasteurianus (Hansen) Beijerinck and Folpmers (ATCC® 12879)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Acetobacter alcoholophilus Kozulis and Parsons
Produces acetic acid
Produces acetic acid in beer
Top fermentation storage beer
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Referred to as the type strain of Acetobacter alcoholophilus
Medium ATCC® Medium 1: Mannitol Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor RH Parsons
Top fermentation storage beer

Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 12: 73, 1962.

Kozulis JA, Parsons RH. Acetobacter alcoholophilus n. sp. -- A new species isolated from storage beer. J. Inst. Brew. 64: 47-50, 1958.

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