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Weissella viridescens

Weissella viridescens

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13770

Current Name

Weissella viridescens

Type Strain

Type Strain

General Info


(Niven and Evans 1957) Collins et al. 1994 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:12706, BCCM:3507, BCRC:11650, CCM:56, CCRC:11650, CCUG:21533, CCUG:30502, CECT:283, CIP:102810, DSM:20410, IAM:13546, JCM:1174, LMG:3507, NCCB:71015, NCDO:1655, NCFB:1655, NCIMB:8965, NRIC:1536, NRRL:B-1951, VKM:B-1528, WDCM 00105



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

MRS, 24-48 hours, 30°C°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Additional Info

Accession Date



Collection de L'Institut Pasteur (CIP)

Isolated From

Cured meat product


Accessioned into NCTC < CIP < Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen (DSMZ) < Difco Lab, Detroit, USA < ATCC < J. B. Evans



Assay of thiamine

Extended Bibliography

Validation List no. 49, Taxonomic studies on some Leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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