Methylobacterium podarium (ATCC® BAA-547)

Strain Designations: FM4  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations FM4
Clinical specimen - human; foot, toe cleft, 1999
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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1545: Methanol Ammonium Salts Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor AP Wood
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Clinical specimen - human; foot, toe cleft, 1999
Year of Origin 1999

Ann P Wood, personal communication

Anesti V, et al. Molecular detection and isolation of facultatively methylotrophic bacteria, including Methylobacterium podarium sp. nov., from the human foot microflora. Environ. Microbiol. 6(8): 820-830, 2004. PubMed: 15250884

Euzeby J. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 56(Pt 9): 2025-2027, 2006. PubMed: 16957093

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF514774 Methylobacterium podarium 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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