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Novosphingobium aromaticivorans (Balkwill et al.) Takeuchi et al. (ATCC® 700278)

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Strain Designations: SMCC F199; DSM 12444  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Sphingomonas aromaticivorans Balkwill et al.
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations SMCC F199; DSM 12444
Degrades aromatic compounds
Degrades naphthalene
Degrades toluene
Saturated Atlantic coastal plain terrestrial subsurface sediments, near Allendale, SC; May 11, 1989
Biosafety Level 1

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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

Novosphingobium aromaticivorans DSM 12444, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor DL Balkwill
Saturated Atlantic coastal plain terrestrial subsurface sediments, near Allendale, SC; May 11, 1989

Balkwill DL, et al. Taxonomic study of aromatic-degrading bacteria from deep-terresterial-subsurface sediments and description of Sphingomonas aromaticivorans sp. nov., Sphingomonas subterranea sp. nov., and Sphingomonas stygia sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 191-201, 1997. PubMed: 8995822

Fredrickson JK, et al. Aromatic-degrading Sphingomonas isolates from the deep subsurface. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 61: 1917-1922, 1995. PubMed: 7544095

Takeuchi M, et al. Proposal of the genus Sphingomonas sensu stricto and three new genera, Sphingobium, Novosphingobium and Sphingopyxis, on the basis of phylogenetic and chemotaxonomic analyses. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1405-1417, 2001. PubMed: 11491340

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000248 Novosphingobium aromaticivorans DSM 12444, complete genome.

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    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

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