Afifella pfennigii (Caumette et al.) Urdiain et al. (ATCC® BAA-1145)

Strain Designations: AR2102  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Rhodobium pfennigii
Strain Designations AR2102
Isolation
From a brackish microbial mat on Rangiroa atoll, French Polynesia
isolation date: 1996
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature 30°C
Atmosphere: Broth: anaerobic under light 2000-3000 lux; plates: aerobic in the dark
Name of Depositor R Guyoneaud
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Isolation
From a brackish microbial mat on Rangiroa atoll, French Polynesia
isolation date: 1996
Geographical Isolation Rangiroa Atoll, French Polynesia
Year of Origin 1996
References

Caumette P, et al. Rhodobium pfennigii sp. nov., a phototrophic purple non-sulfur bacterium with unusual bacteriochlorophyll a antennae, isolated from a brackish microbial mat on Rangiroa atoll, French Polynesia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57(Pt 6): 1250-1255, 2007. PubMed: 17551038

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ510235 Rhodobium pfennigii partial 16S rRNA gene, type strain AR2102T

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