Rhodobacter blasticus (Eckersley and Dow) Kawasaki et al. (ATCC® 33485)

Strain Designations: NCIB 11576  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Rhodopseudomonas blastica Eckersley and Dow
Strain Designations NCIB 11576
Small freshwater pond, England
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)
Expanded description
Medium ATCC® Medium 1170: Rhodopseudomonas blastica medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor CS Dow
Small freshwater pond, England

Schmidt K, Bowien B. Notes on the description of Rhodopseudomonas blastica. Arch. Microbiol. 136: 242, 1983.

Validation list no. 51. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 44: 852, 1994.

Eckersley K, Dow CS. Rhodopseudomonas blastica sp.nov.: a member of the Rhodospirillaceae. J. Gen. Microbiol. 119: 465-473, 1980.

Validation list no. 6. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 31: 215-218, 1981.

Kawasaki H, et al. Is intracytoplasmic membrane structure a generic criterion? It does not coincide with phylogenetic interrelationships among phototrophic purple nonsulfur bacteria.. Arch. Microbiol. 160: 358-362, 1993. PubMed: 8257281

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