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Burkholderia multivorans Vandamme et al. (ATCC® 17616)

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Strain Designations: 249 [S-4-An]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Pseudomonas multivorans Stanier et al.
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations 249 [S-4-An]
Genomic analysis
Opportunistic pathogen research
Respiratory research
Soil enriched with anthranilate at 41C, Berkeley, CA
Biosafety Level 2

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 2°C to 8°C
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain no
Genomic analysis
Genome sequenced strain
Previously known as Burkholderia cepacia genomovar II.
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RY Stanier
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RY Stanier <-- N. Palleroni
Soil enriched with anthranilate at 41C, Berkeley, CA

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

Ballard RW, et al. Taxonomy of the aerobic pseudomonads: Pseudomonas cepacia, P. marginata, P. alliicola and P. caryophylli. J Gen Microbiol 60: 199-214, 1970. PubMed: 5488054

Cheng HP, Lessie TG. Multiple replicons constituting the genome of Pseudomonas cepacia 17616. J. Bacteriol. 176: 4034-4042, 1994. PubMed: 7517389

Hubner A, Hendrickson W. A fusion promoter created by a new insertion sequence, IS1490, aciivates transcription of 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid catabolic genes in Burkholderia cepacia AC1100. J. Bacteriol. 179: 2717-2723, 1997. PubMed: 9098071

Vandamme P, et al. Occurrence of multiple genomovars of Burkholderia cepacia in cystic fibrosis patients and proposal of Burkholderia multivorans sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 1188-1200, 1997. PubMed: 9336927

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF152094 Burkholderia cepacia phthalate transporter (ophD) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M82979 Burkholderia cepacia transposon Tn951 containing insertion sequence IS406.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M82980 Insertion sequence IS407 containing four open reading frames, complete DNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF364058 Burkholderia multivorans N-acyl homoserine lactone synthase and transcriptional activator genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L09108 Pseudomonas cepacia insertion sequence IS401; IS401 transposase; partial insertion sequence IS408; IS408 transposase, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000869 Burkholderia multivorans ATCC 17616 chromosome 2, complete sequence.

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    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

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    Date Updated: 9/30/2019