Bacillus pseudofirmus Nielsen et al. (ATCC® BAA-2126)

Strain Designations: OF4  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations OF4
Soil (Westchester county, NY)
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2029: Nutrient agar pH 9.0
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: aerobic
Name of Depositor TA Krulwich
Soil (Westchester county, NY)

Takami H and Krulwich TA. Reidentification of facultatively alkaliphilic Bacillus firmus OF4 as Bacillus pseudofirmus OF4. Extremophiles. 4: 19-22, 2000. PubMed 10741833.

Guffanti A, et al. Isolation and characterization of New Facultatively Alkalophilic Strains of Bacillus Species. J. Bacteriol. 167, No.3: 766-773, 1986. Pubmed: 3745119.

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