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Corynebacterium striatum

Corynebacterium striatum

Catalogue No.

NCTC 764

Current Name

Corynebacterium striatum

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


General Info


(Chester 1901) Eberson 1918

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 6940, CCUG 27949, CIP 81.15, DSM 20668, IFO 15291, JCM 9390, NBRC 15291, Minnett



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Aesculin: -

Dextrin: weak

Sorbitol: -

Trehalose: -

Xylose: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Phenylalanone aminotransferase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 6940) Type strain / F. C. Minnett in 1920

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date






Previous Catalogue Name

Corynebacterium striatum


Extended Bibliography

Skerman,V.B.D, McGowan,V, Sneath,P.H.A.(ed), (1980), Approved Lists of Bacterial Names., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 225-420, 1 CHESTER (F.D.), (1901), A Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1918 A bacteriologic study of the diphtheroid organisms with special reference to Hodgkin's disease.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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