Psychroflexus gondwanensis (Dobson et al.) Bowman et al. (ATCC® 51278)

Strain Designations: ACAM 44 [DSM 5423]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Flavobacterium gondwanense Dobson et al.
Strain Designations ACAM 44 [DSM 5423]
Organic Lake, Antarctica
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)
Incorrectly listed as ACAM 48
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor SJ Dobson
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--SJ Dobson<<--P. Franzmann
Organic Lake, Antarctica

Dobson SJ, et al. A numerical taxonomic study of some pigmented bacteria isolated from organic Lake Antarctica an antarctic hypersaline lake. Arch. Microbiol. 156: 56-61, 1991.

Dobson SJ, et al. Direct sequencing of the polymerase chain reaction-amplified 16S rRNA gene of Flavobacterium gondwanense sp. nov. and Flavobacterium salegens sp. nov., two new species from a hypersaline Antarctic lake. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 43: 77-83, 1993. PubMed: 7678983

Validation list no. 68. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1-3, 1999.

Bowman JP, et al. Psychroflexus torquis gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic species from Antarctic sea ice, and reclassification of Flavobacterium gondwanense (Dobson et al. 1993) as Psychroflexus gondwanense gen. nov., comb. nov.. Microbiology 144: 1601-1609, 1998. PubMed: 9639931

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