Methylobacterium extorquens (Urakami and Komagata) Bousfield and Green (ATCC® 8457)

Strain Designations: NCTC 2879 [NRRL B-1048]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Protaminobacter ruber den Dooren de Jong
Strain Designations NCTC 2879 [NRRL B-1048]
Transformation host
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NCTC<<--L.E. den Dooren de Jong (Protaminophagous bacterium 296)

den Dooren de Jong LE. Uber protaminophage Bakterien. Zentralbl. Bakteriol., II Abt. 71: 193-232, 1927.

Ueda S, et al. Transformation of a methylotrophic bacterium, Methylobacterium extorquens, with a broad-host-range plasmid by electroporation. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 646: 99-105, 1991. PubMed: 1809210

Green PN, et al. Three new Methylobacterium species: M. rhodesianum sp. nov., M. zatmanii sp. nov., and M. fujisawaense sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 124-127, 1988.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF338180 Methylobacterium extorquens 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; tRNA-Ile and tRNA-Ala genes, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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