Xanthobacter autotrophicus (Baumgarten et al.) Wiegel et al. (ATCC® 43050)

Strain Designations: GJ10  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations GJ10
Produces alkylhalidase haloalkane dehalogenase
Soil/activated sludge mixture
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
Shipping Information Distributed: freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor DB Janssen
Soil/activated sludge mixture

Janssen DB, et al. Degradation of halogenated aliphatic compounds by Xanthobacter autotrophicus GJ10. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 49: 673-677, 1985. PubMed: 3994371

Keuning S, et al. Purification and characterization of hydrolytic haloalkane dehalogenase from Xanthobacter autotrophicus GJ10. J. Bacteriol. 163: 635-639, 1985. PubMed: 4019411

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF029733 Xanthobacter autotrophicus linear plasmid pXAU1 chloroacetaldehyde dehydrogenase (aldA) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF029734 Xanthobacter autotrophicus transcriptional activator AldR (aldR) gene, partial cds; and NAD-dependent chloroacetaldehyde dehydrogenase (aldB) gene, complete cds.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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