Rhodobacteraceae sp. (ATCC® 51258)

Strain Designations: LFR  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Unidentified bacterium
Strain Designations LFR
Degrades dimethylsulfoniopropionate DMSP
Surface seawater, Sargasso Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
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 no
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor KM Ledyard
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- KM Ledyard <-- J.W.H. Dacey
Surface seawater, Sargasso Sea, North Atlantic Ocean

Ledyard KM, et al. Characterization of a DMSP-degrading bacterial isolate from the Sargasso Sea. Arch. Microbiol. 160: 312-318, 1993.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L15345 DSMP-degrading bacterium LFR ribosomal RNA sequence.

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