Rhodobacter sphaeroides (van Niel) Imhoff et al. (ATCC® 17023)

Strain Designations: ATH 2.4.1 [ATCC 11167, ATCC 14690, NCIB 8253, NCIB 8287]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Rhodopseudomonas spheroides van Niel
Strain Designations ATH 2.4.1 [ATCC 11167, ATCC 14690, NCIB 8253, NCIB 8287]
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 550: R 8 A H medium
ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic (80% N2 – 20% CO2) under a tungsten lamp
Name of Depositor CB van Niel
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--CB van Niel<<--ATH 2.4.1

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Tosques IE, et al. Characterization and regulation of the gene encoding nitrite reductase in Rhodobacter sphaeroides 2.4.3. J. Bacteriol. 179: 1090-1095, 1997. PubMed: 9023188

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M55498 Rhodobacter sphaeroides (ATCC 17023) 16S ribosomal RNA (partial).

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