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Pseudomonas chlororaphis subsp. aureofaciens (Kluyver) Peix et al. (ATCC® 13985)

Strain Designations: NRRL B-1576 [CCEB 518, Stanier 38]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas aureofaciens Kluyver
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations NRRL B-1576 [CCEB 518, Stanier 38]
Maas River clay in kerosene
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Sequencing of the copper-containing nitrite reductase gene
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere:  Aerobic
Name of Depositor NRRL
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NRRL <-- Techn. Univ., Delft, Holland <-- A. Kluyver (Pseudomonas polychromogenes) <-- H. Bouman
Maas River clay in kerosene

Conway HF, et al. Pseudomonas aureofaciens Kluyver and phenazine alpha-carboxylic acid, its characteristic pigment. J. Bacteriol. 72: 412-417, 1956. PubMed: 13366938

Glockner AB, et al. Copper-containing nitrite reductase from Pseudomonas aureofaciens is functional in a mutationally cytochrome cd1-free background (NirS-) of Pseudomonas stutzeri. Arch. Microbiol. 160: 18-26, 1993. PubMed: 8352648

Johnson JL, Palleroni NJ. Deoxyribonucleic acid similarities among Pseudomonas species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 230-235, 1989.

J. Gen. Microbiol. 25: 398, 1961.

Kluyver AJ. Pseudomonas aureofaciens nov. spec. and its pigments. J. Bacteriol. 72: 406-411, 1956. PubMed: 13366937

Peix A, et al. Reclassification of Pseudomonas aurantiaca as a synonym of Pseudomonas chlororaphis and proposal of three subspecies, P. chlororaphis subsp. chlororaphis subsp. nov., P. chlororaphis subsp. aureofaciens subsp. nov., comb. nov. and P. chlororaphis subsp. aurantiaca subsp. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57(Pt 6): 1286-1290, 2007. PubMed: 17551044

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Stanier RY, et al. The aerobic pseudomonads: a taxonomic study. J. Gen. Microbiol. 43: 159-271, 1966. PubMed: 5963505

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF094722 Pseudomonas aureofaciens 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z21945 P.aureofaciens nirK gene encoding copper-containing nitrite reductase.

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