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 (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Comments
Characterization
Medium ATCC® Medium 1176: Halobacterium medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35.0°C
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.

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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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