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Planomicrobium okeanokoites (ZoBell and Upham) Yoon et al. (ATCC® 33414)

Strain Designations: CCM 320 [IFO 12536, NCIMB 561]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Planococcus okeanokoites (ZoBell and Upham) Nakagawa et al.
Strain Designations CCM 320 [IFO 12536, NCIMB 561]
Produces DNA modification methylase FokI
Produces restriction endonuclease FokI
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: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor CCM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--CCM<<--C.E. ZoBell (Flavobacterium okeanokoites)

Landry D, et al. M.FokI methylates adenine in both strands of its asymmetric recognition sequence. Gene 77: 1-10, 1989. PubMed: 2744483

Sugisaki H, Kanazawa S. New restriction endonucleases from Flavobacterium okeanokoites (FokI) and Micrococcus luteus (MluI). Gene 16: 73-78, 1981. PubMed: 6282705

Kita K, et al. The fokI restriction-modification system. I. Organization and nucleotide sequences of the restriction and modification genes. J. Biol. Chem. 264: 5751-5756, 1989. PubMed: 2784436

Looney ME, Wilson GG. Method for producing the FokI restriction endonuclease and methylase. US Patent 4,999,294 dated Mar 12 1991

Sugisaki H, et al. The FokI restriction-modification system. II. Presence of two domains in FokI methylase responsible for modification of different DNA strands. J. Biol. Chem. 264: 5757-5761, 1989. PubMed: 2647724

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

Yoon JH, et al. Planomicrobium koreense gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterium isolated from the Korean traditional fermented seafood jeotgal, and transfer of Planococcus okeanokoites (Nakagawa et al. 1996) and Planococcus mcmeekinii (Junge et al. 1998) to the genus Planomicrobium.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1511-1520, 2001. PubMed: 11491353

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

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