Chromobacterium violaceum Bergonzini (ATCC® 12472)

Strain Designations: MK [NCIB 9131, NCTC 9757]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations MK [NCIB 9131, NCTC 9757]
Produces restriction endonuclease CviI
Serine hydroxymethyltransferase synthesis
Freshwater, Malaya
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor PH Sneath
Freshwater, Malaya

De Ley J, et al. Intra-and intergeneric similarities of Chromobacterium and Janthinobacterium ribosomal ribonucleic acid cistrons. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 28: 154-168, 1978.

Conservation of the generic name Chromobacterium Bergonzini 1880 and designation of the type species and the neotype culture of the type species. Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 8: 151-152, 1958.

Shirazi-Beechey SP, Knowles CJ. Serine hydroxymethyltransferase and glycine cleavage enzyme from the cyanogenic bacterium Chromobacterium violaceum. J. Gen. Microbiol. 130: 521-525, 1984.

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

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M22510 C.violaceum 16S ribosomal RNA, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE016825 Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472, complete genome.

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