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Nocardia farcinica

Nocardia farcinica

Catalogue No.

NCTC 630

Current Name

Nocardia farcinica

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference

24 Foal Blackwell

General Info


(Zopf 1891) Tsukamura 1974 emend. Rainey et al. 1995

Other Collection Numbers

24 Foal Blackwell, ATCC 6846, CBS 272.53, DSM 43298, IMET 7257



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(ATCC 6846) Sir J. McFadyean in 1920 / Hock joint in 1919 / Nocardia asteroides / Actinomycxes blackwellii / Gordon, R. E. & Mihm, J. M. (1957) J. Bact. 73, 15

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Rhodococcus rhodochrous


Extended Bibliography

Gordon, R.E. Mihm, J.M., (1957), A comparative study of some strains received as nocardiae., J. Bacteriol., 15-27 Roberts, R.J., (1985), Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences., Nucl. Acids Res., r165-r200

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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