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Corynebacterium amycolatum

Corynebacterium amycolatum

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13725

Current Name

Corynebacterium amycolatum

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


General Info


Collins et al 1988 (VP)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 49368, CCUG 35685, CIP 103452, DSM 6922, IFO 15207, JCM 7447, NBRC 15207, NCFB 2768, NCIMB 13130, strain S160



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Blood agar, 37°C, Facultative Anaerobe

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Additional Info

Accession Date



Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen (DSMZ)

Isolated From

Human skin


Accessioned into NCTC < DSMZ < NCFB < D. Jones < R. R. Marples


Extended Bibliography

(1988), Validation List no. 27., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 449 COLLINS (M.D.), BURTON (R.A.) and JONES (D.), (1988), Corynebacterium amycolatum sp. nov., a new mycolic acid-less Corynebacterium species from human skin. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 1988, 49, 349-352. Validation List no. 27 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online, 349-352,;

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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