Vitreoscilla stercoraria Pringsheim emend. Strohl et al. (ATCC® 15218)

Strain Designations: Gottingen 1488-6  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Gottingen 1488-6
Feces, animal
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 138: Beggiatoa medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor EG Pringsheim
Feces, animal

Pringsheim EG. The Vitreoscillaceae: a family of colourless, gliding, filamentous organisms. J. Gen. Microbiol. 5: 124-149, 1951. PubMed: 14824478

Strohl WR, et al. Characterization of Vitreoscilla beggiatoides and Vitreoscilla filiformis sp. nov., nom. rev., and comparison with Vitreoscilla stercoraria and Beggiatoa alba. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 302-313, 1986.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

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cow dung

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L06174 Vitreoscilla stercoraria 16S ribosomal RNA.

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