JCM Catalogue


Kocuria varians (Migula 1900) Stackebrandt et al. 1995

Taxonomy in NCBI database: Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinomycetia; Micrococcales; Micrococcaceae.

7238T <-- GIFU 9844 <-- ATCC 15306 <-- T. Gibson G33 ("Staphylococcus lactis").
Accessioned in 1988.
=ATCC 15306 =BCRC 12152 =CCM 884 =CCUG 35392 =CCUG 3705 =CECT 230 =CIP 81.73 =DSM 20033 =GIFU 9844 =HAMBI 1951 =HAMBI 40 =IAM 13594 =IFO 15358 =LMG 14231 =NBRC 15358 =NCFB 624 =NCFB 777 =NCIMB 11697 =NCTC 7564 =VKM Ac-2215 =VKM B-1232 =VKM B-1827 =VTT E-97857.
Micrococcus varians.
Type strain [596,3954,7065].
Medium: 475;  Temperature: 28°C; Rehydration fluid: 656.   more information +  Full / Short version of the cataloguepage top

Source: Milk.
Biochemistry/Physiology: [7065].
Numerical taxonomy: [1211].
Cell wall: L-Lys-L-Ala3-4 [3954].
Fatty acid: a-C15:0, a-C17:0, i-C16:0 [3954].
Quinone: MK-7(Hn) [1186], MK-7(H2) [3954].
G+C (mol%): 69.0 [7065].
Phylogeny: 16S rRNA gene (AF542074, X87754) [3954,5484].
Other taxonomic data: Cytochrome pattern [1213].
Taxonomy: [3954].
Genome sequence: BJNW00000000.
NCBI Taxonomy ID: 1272.

Publication(s) using this strain [A04007, A11278].
Patent publication(s) using this strain [JP2013-169190A].
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Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
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20145 <-- IAM 1314 <-- ATCC 399 <-- G. J. Hucker 80.
Accessioned in 2007.
=ATCC 399 =CCM 2492 =IAM 12080 =IAM 1314 =IFO 3765 =NBRC 3765.
Micrococcus varians.
Medium: 22, 26;  Temperature: 28°C; Rehydration fluid: 656.   more information +

Source: Water.
Biochemistry/Physiology: [7065].
G+C (mol%): 68.4 [7065].

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This product was produced by the IAM Culture Collection (IAM) and transferred to JCM in 2007. Viability and purity assays were performed by IAM at the time of production. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

20436 <-- IAM 12146 <-- K. Sakaguchi <-- ATCC 383 <-- G. J. Hucker S85 ("Sarcina lutea") <-- S. Orla-Jensen.
Accessioned in 2007.
=ATCC 383 =CCM 2490 =IAM 12146.
Micrococcus varians.
Medium: 22, 26;  Temperature: 28°C; Rehydration fluid: 656.   more information +

Source: Milk.
Biochemistry/Physiology: [7065].
G+C (mol%): 69.0 [7065].

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Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
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 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

This product was produced by the IAM Culture Collection (IAM) and transferred to JCM in 2007. Viability and purity assays were performed by IAM at the time of production. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

14118 <-- CCM 132 <-- J. Arpai 188 ("Micrococcus lactis").
Accessioned in 2006.
=CCM 132 =DSM 16004 =NBRC 110786.
Kocuria varians.
Type strain [6395].
Medium: 28;  Temperature: 28°C; Rehydration fluid: 656.   more information +

Source: Meat.
Biochemistry/Physiology: [6395].
Cell wall: Type A3α (Lys-Ala3) [6395].
Fatty acid: [6395].
Quinone: MK-7(H2) [6395].
G+C (mol%): 71 (Tm) [1184].
DNA-DNA relatedness: [6395].
Phylogeny: 16S rRNA gene (AJ622907) [6395].
Genome sequence: NOIT00000000.
NCBI Taxonomy ID: 262208.

Publication(s) using this strain [A15055].
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Export control (1) No
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Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

2396 <-- CCM 3316 <-- M. Kamekura 41-3.
Accessioned in 1984.
=ATCC 21971 =CCM 3316 =FERM P-1648.
Kocuria varians.
"Micrococcus varians subsp. halophilus".
Medium: 76;  Temperature: 28°C; Rehydration fluid: 656.   more information +

Source: Soy sauce mash, Noda, Chiba Pref., Japan [5313].
Biochemistry/Physiology: [5313].
More information: White and yellow colonies appear but both have the identical sequence of the 16S rRNA gene; Cataloged as Kocuria varians until Feb. 2013.
Production: Halophilic 5'-nucleotidase and nuclease H [5313,5314,5315,9392].

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Technical information White and yellow colonies will appear but we confirmed that they had the identical sequence of the 16S rRNA gene.
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Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

20150 <-- IAM 1392 <-- H. Iizuka and K. Komagata 3-1.
Accessioned in 2007.
=ATCC 19099 =CCM 2132 =IAM 1392 =IFO 15951 =NBRC 15951.
Kocuria varians.
Micrococcus varians.
Medium: 22, 26;  Temperature: 28°C; Rehydration fluid: 656.   more information +

Source: Oil brine, Japan [234].
Biochemistry/Physiology: [234,7065].
G+C (mol%): 68.9 [7065].

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Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
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Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

This product was produced by the IAM Culture Collection (IAM) and transferred to JCM in 2007. Viability and purity assays were performed by IAM at the time of production. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

20155 <-- IAM 1408 <-- H. Iizuka and K. Komagata 6-1.
Accessioned in 2007.
=ATCC 19100 =CCM 2133 =IAM 1408.
Kocuria varians.
Micrococcus varians.
Medium: 22, 26;  Temperature: 28°C; Rehydration fluid: 656.   more information +

Source: Oil brine, Japan [234].
Biochemistry/Physiology: [234,7065].
G+C (mol%): 71.2 [7065].

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Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

This product was produced by the IAM Culture Collection (IAM) and transferred to JCM in 2007. Viability and purity assays were performed by IAM at the time of production. The authenticity of the culture was confirmed by analyzing an appropriate gene sequence, e.g., the 16S rRNA gene for prokaryotes, the D1/D2 region of LSU rRNA gene, the ITS region of the nuclear rRNA operon, etc. for eukaryotes. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.

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