Haloferax mediterranei (Rodriguez-Valera et al.) Torreblanca et al. (ATCC® 33500)

Strain Designations: R-4 [CCM 3361, IFO 14739, NCMB 2177]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Halobacterium mediterranei Rodriguez-Valera et al.
Strain Designations R-4 [CCM 3361, IFO 14739, NCMB 2177]
Application
Produces extracellular polysaccharide exopolysaccharide, polysaccharide (extracellular)
Produces poly beta-hydroxybutyric acid
Biotechnology
Isolation
Salt ponds, Alicante, Spain
Type Strain yes
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
Comments
Characterization
Medium ATCC® Medium 1176: Halobacterium medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor F Rodriguez-Valera
Isolation
Salt ponds, Alicante, Spain
References

Anton J, et al. Production of an extracellular polysaccharide by Haloferax mediterranei. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 54: 2381-2386, 1988.

Garcia Lillo J, Rodriguez-Valera F. Effects of culture conditions on poly(beta-hydroxybutyric acid) production by Haloferax mediterranei. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 56: 2517-2521, 1990.

Validation list no. 13. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 91-92, 1984.

Validation list no. 23. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 37: 179-180, 1987.

Valera Rodriguez F, et al. Isolation of extremely halophilic bacteria able to grow in defined inorganic media with dingle carbon sources. J. Gen. Microbiol. 119: 535-538, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U16389 Haloferax mediterranei halocin H4 gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AH004696 {RAPD, species-specific random amplified polymorphic DNA} [Haloferax mediterranei, ATCC 33500, R4, 15, Genomic, 496 nt 2 segments

Nucleotide (GenBank) : S77065 {RAPD, species-specific random amplified polymorphic DNA} [Haloferax mediterranei, ATCC 33500, R4, 15, Genomic, 277 nt, segment 1 of 2]

Nucleotide (GenBank) : S77067 {RAPD, species-specific random amplified polymorphic DNA} [Haloferax mediterranei, ATCC 33500, R4, 15, Genomic, 219 nt, segment 2 of 2]

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