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Spirochaeta litoralis (ex Hespell and Canale-Parola) Canale-Parola (ATCC® 27000)

Strain Designations: R1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations R1
Marine mud, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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 frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1712: Spirochete medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor RB Hespell
Marine mud, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Canale-Parola E. Revival of names Spirochaeta litoralis, Spirochaeta zuelzerae, and Spirochaeta aurantia. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 594, 1980.

Hespell RB, Canale-Parola E. Spirochaeta litoralis sp. n., a strictly anaerobic marine spirochete. Arch. Mikrobiol. 74: 1-18, 1970.

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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