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
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 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.

type strain

cow dung

type strain

Cross References

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

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