Bacillus atrophaeus Nakamura 1989
NCAIM Number B.02230
Other Collection Number ATCC 9372, DSM 675, CIP 77.18, IFO 13721, NBRC 13721, NCDO 738, NCIB 8058
Strain Name 1221A, NRS 1221A
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Restriction Hazard Group 1
Name of Medium NCAIM 0025 - Nutrient agar 30°C
Notes and applications

Variations in colonial morphology and pigmentation occur on nutrient agar; strain is orange on beef extract glucose agar and black on tyrosine agar.
Resistance Testing (Clothing for protection against infectious agents --- Test method for resistance to dry microbial penetration. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN ISO 22612:2005.)
dry heat sterilization control (U.S. Pharmacopeia Monographs: Biological Indicator for Dry-heat Sterilization, Paper Carrier. Rockville, MD:U.S. Pharmacopeia;USP USP28-NF23, 2005, European Pharmacopoeia Commission Biological indicators of sterilization. Strasbourg, France:European Pharmacopoeia Commission;European Pharmacopoeia EP 5.1.2, 1997)
media testing (Microbial Ranking of Porous Packaging Materials (Exposure Chamber Method). Gaithersburg, MD:AOAC International;AOAC.
ID checked by 16S sequencing