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Rhodobacter veldkampii Hansen and Imhoff (ATCC® 35703)

Strain Designations: 51 [CIP 103912]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 51 [CIP 103912]
Freshwater pond, Netherlands
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 yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1438: Rhodobacter veldkampii medium (ATCC medium 37) with 1 g/L sodium acetate
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor JF Imhoff
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JF Imhoff <-- T.A. Hansen
Freshwater pond, Netherlands

Hansen TA, Imhoff JF. Rhodobacter veldkampii, a new species of phototrophic purple nonsulfur bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 115-116, 1985.

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