Marinobacter squalenivorans (ATCC® BAA-792)

Strain Designations: 2Asq64 [DSM 15125]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 2Asq64 [DSM 15125]
Metabolizes squalene
Sediment, saltwater
isolation date: July, 1999
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 (P C Bonin, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor PC Bonin
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Sediment, saltwater
isolation date: July, 1999
Geographical Isolation French Mediterranean coast
Year of Origin 1999

Bonin PC, et al. Anaerobic biodegradation of squalene: using DGGE to monitor the isolation of denitrifying bacteria taken from enrichment cultures. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 42: 37-49, 2002.

crude oil-contaminated coastal sediment [Carteau cove, Gulf of Fos, French Mediterranean coast, 12 miles west of Marseille near the mouth of the river Rhone]

P C Bonin, personal communication

P C Bonin, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ439500 Marinobacter sp. 2Asq64 partial 16S rRNA gene, strain 2Asq64.

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