Rhodoferax antarcticus Madigan et al. (ATCC® BAA-1023)

Strain Designations: Fryx1  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Fryx1
isolation date: 2001
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 2497: Rhodoferax Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic, 25 watt incandescent lamp
Name of Depositor MT Madigan
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
isolation date: 2001
Year of Origin 2001

Jung DO, et al. A gas vesiculate planktonic strain of the purple non-sulfur bacterium Rhodoferax antarcticus isolated from Lake Fryxell, Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Arch. Microbiol. 182: 236-243, 2004. PubMed: 15340780

water column under the ice of the permanently frozen Lake Fryxell, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY609198 Rhodoferax antarcticus strain Fryx1 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

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