Rhodoferax antarcticus Madigan et al. (ATCC® 700587)

Strain Designations: ANT.BR  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations ANT.BR
Microbial mat, Cape Royds, Antarctica, 1988
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2113: Rhodopseudomonas medium with yeast extract
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 22.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic under light
Name of Depositor MT Madigan
Microbial mat, Cape Royds, Antarctica, 1988
Year of Origin 1988

Madigan MT, et al. Rhodoferax antarcticus sp. nov., a moderately psychrophilic purple nonsulfur bacterium isolated from an Antarctic microbial mat. Arch. Microbiol. 173: 269-277, 2000. PubMed: 10816045

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF084947 16S rRNA sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : GU233447 Rhodoferax antarcticus strain ANT.BR 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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