Rhizobium radiobacter (Beijerinck and van Delden) Young et al. (ATCC® 33970)

Strain Designations: C58 [CIP 104333]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Smith and Townsend) Conn
Strain Designations C58 [CIP 104333]
Produces restriction endonuclease AtuCI
Cherry gall, New York
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Contains temperature-sensitive plasmid
Plasmid fingerprints
Classroom demonstration of genetic transformation
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor J Kleyn
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- J Kleyn <-- E Nester <-- RH Hamilton
Cherry gall, New York

Sciaky D, et al. Fingerprints of Agrobacterium Ti plasmids. Plasmid 1: 238-253, 1978. PubMed: 748949

. . Biotechnol. Educ. 2: 115-121, 1991.

Watson B, et al. Plasmid required for virulence of Agrobacterium tumefaciens. J. Bacteriol. 123: 255-264, 1975. PubMed: 1141196

Wood DW, et al. The genome of the natural genetic engineer Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58.. Science 294: 2317-2323, 2001. PubMed: 11743193

Goodner B, et al. Genome sequence of the plant pathogen and biotechnology agent Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58. Science 294: 2323-2328, 2001. PubMed: 11743194

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE008688 Agrobacterium tumefaciens str. C58 circular chromosome, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE007869 Agrobacterium tumefaciens str. C58 circular chromosome, complete sequence.

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