Spiroplasma citri Saglio et al. (ATCC® 27556)

Strain Designations: [Morocco-R8-A2, NCPPB 2647]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations [Morocco-R8-A2, NCPPB 2647]
Application Isolation and characterization of membrane proteins
Stubborn disease-affected citrus plant (Washington navel tree)
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Group I, subgroup 1
Medium ATCC® Medium 668: SMC medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 32°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor JG Tully
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JG Tully <-- JM Bove strain Morocco-R8-A2
Stubborn disease-affected citrus plant (Washington navel tree)

Saglio P, et al. Spiroplasma citri gen. and sp. n.: a mycoplasma-like organism associated with "stubborn" disease of Citrus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 23: 191-204, 1973.

Simoneau P, Labarere J. Isolation of Spiroplasma citri membranes and characterization of membrane proteins by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis. Curr. Microbiol. 16: 229-235, 1988.

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

Witcomb RF, et al. Revised serological classification of spiroplasmas, new provisional groups and recommendations for serotyping of isolates. Curr. Microbiol. 7: 291-296, 1982.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M23942 S. citri 16S ribosomal RNA small subunit.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M62504 Spiroplasma citri fibril protein gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D14985 Spiroplasma citri dnaA gene for DnaA, partial sequence.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • USDA APHIS PPQ Permit 526, plant pathogens permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. Isolation information for this item is required by USDA. Please check our website or contact Technical Service for assistance. Domestic isolates are easier to obtain than foreign isolates.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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