Sphaerotilus natans Kutzing (ATCC® 13338)

Strain Designations: 6  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 6
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1103: Sphaerotilus CYGA medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor JL Stokes

Stokes JL. Studies on the filamentous sheathed iron bacterium Sphaerotilus natans. J. Bacteriol. 67: 278-291, 1954.

Siering PL, Ghiorse WC. Phylogeny of the Sphaerotilus-Leptothrix group inferred from morphological comparisons, genomic fingerprinting, and 16S ribosomal DNA sequence analyses. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 173-182, 1996. PubMed: 8573492

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L33980 Sphaerotilus natans 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA).

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