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Acinetobacter calcoaceticus (Beijerinck) Baumann et al. (ATCC® 23055)

Strain Designations: 46 [1, IFO 13718]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Moraxella calcoacetica Beijerinck
Strain Designations 46 [1, IFO 13718]
Produces isoprene
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 Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain yes
Carried by Delft as strain 317 until 1922
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Doudoroff
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- M Doudoroff <-- Lab. Microbiol., Delft strain 1 (Micrococcus calcoaceticus) <-- M.W. Beijerinck

Baumann P, et al. A study of the Moraxella group. II. Oxidative-negative species (genus Acinetobacter). J. Bacteriol. 95: 1520-1541, 1968. PubMed: 5650064

Bouvet PJ, Grimont PA. Taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter with the recognition of Acinetobacter baumannii sp. nov., Acinetobacter haemolyticus sp. nov., Acinetobacter johnsonii sp. nov., and Acinetobacter junii sp. nov. and emended descriptions of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and Acinetobacter lwoffii. Int J Syst Bacteriol 36: 228-240, 1986.

Kuzma J, et al. Bacteria produce the volatile hydrocarbon isoprene. Curr. Microbiol. 30: 97-103, 1995. PubMed: 7765889

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z93434 A.calcoaceticus 16S rRNA gene (strain ATCC 23055).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D50330 Acinetobacter calcoaceticus genes for pqq III and acdp, partial and complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB008685 Acinetobacter calcoaceticus DNA for DNA gyrase subunit B, partial cds, strain CIP 81.08.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D73427 Acinetobacter calcoaceticus gene for DNA gyrase subunit B protein, N terminal side, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U60278 Acinetobacter calcoaceticus 16S-23S ribosomal RNA intergenic spacer, including Ile-tRNA and Ala-tRNA genes.

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