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Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus Gauthier et al. (ATCC® 49840)

Strain Designations: SP.17  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations SP.17
Degrades eicosane
Degrades hydrocarbons
Polluted seawater and sediments near a petroleum refinery, Gulf of Fos, Mediterranean coast of France
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
Type Strain yes
Effect of sodium chloride
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor MJ Gauthier
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- MJ Gauthier <-- J.-C. Bertrand
Polluted seawater and sediments near a petroleum refinery, Gulf of Fos, Mediterranean coast of France

Fernandez-Linares L, et al. Effect of sodium chloride concentration on growth and degradation of eicosane by the marine halotolerant bacterium Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 19: 113-121, 1996.

Gauthier MJ, et al. Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new, extremely halotolerant, hydrocarbon-degrading marine bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 568-576, 1992. PubMed: 1382536

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X67022 M.hydrocarbonoclasticus 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U68077 Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus coded portion of proteolysis tag tmRNA gene.

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