Ahrensia kielensis (ex Ahrens) Uchino et al. (ATCC® 25656)

Strain Designations: B9 [CIP 106964, DSM 5890, IAM 12618, IFO 15762, LMG 133, NCMB 2205]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Agrobacterium kieliense Ahrens
Strain Designations B9 [CIP 106964, DSM 5890, IAM 12618, IFO 15762, LMG 133, NCMB 2205]
Brackish water
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor R Ahrens
Brackish water

Ahrens R. Taxonomische Untersuchungen an sternbildenden Agrobacterium-Arten aus der westlichen Ostsee. Kiel. Meeresforsch. 24: 147-173, 1968.

Validation list no. 68. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1-3, 1999.

Uchino Y, et al. Reclassification of marine Agrobacterium species: proposals of Stappia stellulata gen. nov., comb. nov., Stappia aggregata sp. nov., nom. rev., Ruegeria atlantica gen. nov., comb. nov., Ruegeria gelatinovora comb. nov., Ruegeria algicola comb. nov., and Ahrensia kieliense gen. nov., sp. nov., nom. rev.. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 44: 201-210, 1998. PubMed: 12501429

type strain

brackish water from the Baltic Sea

type strain

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