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Marinobacter alkaliphilus (ATCC® BAA-889)

Strain Designations: ODP1200D-1.5 [JCM 12291]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations ODP1200D-1.5 [JCM 12291]
Mud, serpentine
isolation date: March, 2003
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 (Ken Takai, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor K Takai
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Mud, serpentine
isolation date: March, 2003
Year of Origin 2003

subseafloor alkaline serpentine mud from a serpentine mud vulcano, South Chamorro Seamount, Mariana Forearc, Pacific Ocean

Ken Takai, personal communication

Takai K, et al. Marinobacter alkaliphilus sp. nov., a novel alkaliphilic bacterium isolated from subseafloor alkaline serpentine mud from Ocean Drilling Program Site 1200 at South Chamorro Seamount, Mariana Forearc. Extremophiles. 9(1): 17-27, 2005. PubMed: 15322951

Ken Takai, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB125941 Marinobacter alkaliphilus gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence, strain:ODP1200D-0.1

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