Vibrio shilonii Kushmaro et al. (ATCC® BAA-91)

Strain Designations: AK1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Vibrio shiloi [sic] Kushmaro et al.
Strain Designations AK1
isolation date: 1995
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 (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Atmosphere: aerobic
Name of Depositor E Rosenberg
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--E Rosenberg<<--A. Kushmaro
isolation date: 1995
Year of Origin 1995

Kushmaro A, et al. Bacterial infection and coral bleaching. Nature 380: 396, 1996.

Kushmaro A, et al. Vibrio shiloi sp. nov., the causative agent of bleaching of the coral Oculina patagonica. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1383-1388, 2001. PubMed: 11491336

type strain

bleached coral, Oculina patagonica, from the Mediterranean coast of Israel

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF007115 16S rDNA sequence

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