Polaribacter irgensii Gosink et al. (ATCC® 700398)

Strain Designations: 23-P  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 23-P
Sea water, Penola Strait, Antarctica, 1986
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -80°C or colder
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Psychrophilic, heterotrophic gas vacuolate marine bacteria
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 4°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor J Gosink
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- J Gosink <-- R Irgens and J Staley
Sea water, Penola Strait, Antarctica, 1986

Gosink JJ, et al. Polaribacter gen. nov., with three new species, P. irgensii sp. nov., P. franzmannii sp. nov. and P. filamentus sp. nov., gas vacuolate polar marine bacteria of the Cytophaga-Flavobacterium-Bacteroides group and reclassification of 'Flectobacillus glomeratus' as Polaribacter glomeratus comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 223-235, 1998. PubMed: 9542092

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M61002 16S rDNA sequence

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