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Halorubrum chaoviator Mancinelli et al. 2009 (ATCC® BAA-1602)

Strain Designations: Halo-G* [DSM 19316, NCIMB 14426]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Halorubrum chaoviatoris
Strain Designations Halo-G* [DSM 19316, NCIMB 14426]
Salt crystal from Guerrero Negro, Baja California, Mexico
By R Mancinelli, 1993
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
Flown on ESA's Biopan facility and survived exposure to space conditions
First non-spore former to survive space conditions
Medium ATCC® Medium 2402: Salinibacter ruber medium
ATCC® Medium 1394: Halobacterium pharaonis medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor R Mancinelli
Salt crystal from Guerrero Negro, Baja California, Mexico
By R Mancinelli, 1993
Year of Origin 1993

Mancinelli RL, et al. Halorubrum chaoviator sp. nov., a haloarchaeon isolated from sea salt in Baja California, Mexico, Western Australia and Naxos, Greece. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59(Pt 8): 1908-1913, 2009. PubMed: 19567575

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AM048786 Halorubrum sp. HALO-G* partial 16S rRNA gene

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