(ATCC® 43049)

Strain Designations: [DSM 3752, JCM 8966, VKM B-1809]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations [DSM 3752, JCM 8966, VKM B-1809]
Dead Sea
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Ion metabolism
5s and 16S structures
Medium ATCC® Medium 1218: Halobacterium starch medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor LI Hochstein
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--LI Hochstein<<--B. Tindall <<--- M. Ginzburg
Dead Sea

Ginzburg M, et al. Ion metabolism in a Halobacterium. I. Influence of age of culture on intracellular concentrations. J. Gen. Physiol. 55: 187-207, 1970. PubMed: 5413077

Oren A, et al. The taxonomic status of "Halobacterium marismortui" from the Dead Sea: a comparison with Halobacterium vallismortis. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 10: 251-258, 1988.

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY596297 Haloarcula marismortui ATCC 43049 chromosome I, complete sequence

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