To ATCC Valued Customers,

ATCC stands ready to support our customers’ needs during the coronavirus pandemic. If you experience any issues with your products or services, please contact ATCC Customer Service at For Technical questions please contact Thank you.


FAQ Home

Find Answers

ATCC 6538 biochemical characterization

What are the typical biochemical characterization results for ATCC 6538?

ATCC 6538, Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus, shows positive biochemical results for: Catalase, VP, Urease, Nitrate, Phosphatase, Fructose, Glucose, Maltose, Lactose, Mannitol, Mannose, Sucrose, and Trehalose.  This strain tests negative for: Melibiose, Raffinose, Xylose, and Beta-lactamase.


Date Created01/12/2017 11:19 AM
Date Updated01/12/2017 11:20 AM

Most Popular Answers

  1. Huh7 cell line
  2. ATCC HUVEC lines
  3. Passage number vs. population doubling level (PDL)
  4. Converting TCID[50] to plaque forming units (PFU)
  5. U-373 MG (ATCC® HTB-17)