Halogeometricum borinquense Montalvo-Rodriguez et al. (ATCC® 700274)

Strain Designations: PR3 [JCM 10706]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations PR3 [JCM 10706]
Solar salterns, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, 1994
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
Extremely halophilic Archaea
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 213: Halobacterium medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor R Montalvo-Rodriguez
Solar salterns, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, 1994
Year of Origin 1994

Montalvo-Rodriguez R, et al. Halogeometricum borinquense gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel halophilic archaeon from Puerto Rico. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 1305-1312, 1998. PubMed: 9828431

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABTX01000000 Halogeometricum borinquense DSM 11551, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ809515 Halogeometricum borinquense partial rpoB gene for RNA polymerase B subunit, strain ATCC 700274.

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