Ectothiorhodospira shaposhnikovii (Imhoff et al.) Ventura et al. (ATCC® 43036)

Strain Designations: Imhoff beta 1 [BN 9512, DSM 2111]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Ectothiorhodospira vacuolata Imhoff et al.
Strain Designations Imhoff beta 1 [BN 9512, DSM 2111]
Alkaline salt lake, Jordan
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 no
E. vacuolata is recognized as a junior synonym of E. shaposhnikovii. ATCC® 43036™ was the type strain of E. vacuolata.
Chemical composition of cell wall lipopolysaccharide
Medium ATCC® Medium 1448: Modified Ectothiorhodospira medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic, under a tungsten lamp
Name of Depositor JF Imhoff
Alkaline salt lake, Jordan

Validation list no. 8. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 266-268, 1982.

Imhoff JF, et al. Ectothiorhodospira vacuolata, new species of phototrophic bacterium from soda lakes. Arch. Microbiol. 130: 238-242, 1981.

Meissner J, et al. The lipopolysaccharide of the phototrophic bacterium Ecothiorhodospora vacuolata. Arch. Microbiol. 149: 245-248, 1988.

Imhoff JF, Suling J. The phylogenetic relationship among Ectothiorhodospiraceae: a reevaluation of their taxonomy on the basis of 16S rDNA analyses. Arch. Microbiol. 165: 106-113, 1996. PubMed: 8593098

Ventura S, et al. Revision of species in the genus Ectothiorhodospira. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 583-591, 2000. PubMed: 10758864

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X93478 16S rDNA sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X05052 Ectothiorhodospira halophila 5S ribosomal RNA.

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