Pectobacterium atrosepticum (van Hall) Gardan et al. (ATCC® BAA-672)

Strain Designations: SCRI 1043  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica
Strain Designations SCRI 1043
United Kingdom
isolation date: September, 1985
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica SCRI1043, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor LJ Hyman
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
United Kingdom
isolation date: September, 1985
Year of Origin 1985

Toth IK, et al. Generalized transduction in the potato blackleg pathogen Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica by bacteriophage phiM1. Microbiology 143: 2433-2438, 1997.

genome sequencing strain

virulent blackleg isolate, from potato stem, Scotland

Hinton JCD, et al. Isolation and characterisation of transposon-induced mutants of Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica exhibiting reduced virulence. Mol. Gen. Genet. 217: 141-148, 1989. PubMed: 2549365

Mulholland V, et al. A pleiotropic reduced virulence (Rvi-) mutant of Erwinia carotovora subspecies atroseptica is defective in flagella assembly proteins that are conserved in plant and animal bacterial pathogens.. Mol. Microbiol. 9: 343-356, 1993. PubMed: 8412685

causal agent of blackleg and tuber soft rot of potatoes in temperate regions; reference, J. Appl. Bacteriol. 76: 13-21, 1994.

Godfrey V, et al. Purification and characterization of mitomycin C-induced pectin lyase of Erwinia carotovora subsp. atropseptica strain SCRI 1043. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 76: 13-21, 1994.

Toth IK, et al. Mutation in a gene required for lipopolysaccharide and enterobacterial common antigen biosynthesis affects virulence in the plant pathogen Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 12: 499-507, 1999. PubMed: 10356801

Toth IK, et al. A one step PCR-based method for the detection of economically important soft rot Erwinia species on micropropagated potato plants. J. Appl. Microbiol. 87: 158-166, 1999.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BX950851 Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica SCRI1043, complete genome.

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