Streptomyces viridosporus Pridham et al. 1958
NCAIM Number B.02369
Other Collection Number ATCC 39115
Strain Name T7A
Strain Status
Strain History
Previous Name
Typestrain of
Depositor Török, T.
Isolation source soil with decomposing organic matter / United States
Isolation Type soil
Restriction Hazard Group 1
Name of Medium NCAIM 0059 - Streptomyces Medium 28°C
Notes and applications

degrades lignin (Crawford DL. Microbial conversions of lignin to useful chemicals using a lignin-degrading Streptomyces. Biotechnol. Bioeng. Symp. 11: 275-291, 1981.)
produces lignin peroxidase (Ramachandra M, et al. Characterization of an extracellular lignin peroxidase of the lignocellulolytic actinomycete Streptomyces viridosporus. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 54: 3057-3063, 1988.)