Rhodobacter sp. (ATCC® BAA-867)

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

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Strain Designations OSrt
Hot spring
United States
isolation date: May, 1997
Type Strain no
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 no
Medium ATCC® Medium 2338: Echinamoeba broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 55°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor KO Stetter, M Baumgartner, A Yapi, KO Stetter
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Hot spring
United States
isolation date: May, 1997
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park
Year of Origin 1997

Baumgartner M, et al. Cultivation and properties of Echinamoeba thermarum n. sp., an extremely thermophilic amoeba thriving in hot springs. Extremophiles 7: 267-274, 2003. PubMed: 12910386

outflow of Octopus Spring, White Creek, Yellowstone National Park, WY

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ489269 Uncultured alpha proteobacterium 16S rRNA gene, isolate OSrt

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