Rhodopseudomonas palustris (Molisch) van Niel (ATCC® 33872)

Strain Designations: R1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Rhodopseudomonas rutila Akiba et al.
Strain Designations R1
Soil, rice field, Japan
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 (type strain of Rhodopseudomonas rutila)
Medium ATCC® Medium 550: R 8 A H medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor T Akiba
Soil, rice field, Japan

Akiba T, et al. Rhodopseudomonas rutila, a new species of nonsulfur purple photosynthetic bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 551-556, 1983.

Hiraishi A, et al. Rhodopseudomonas rutila is a later subjective synonym of Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 186-188, 1992.

type strain of Rhodopseudomonas rutila

type strain of Rhodopseudomonas rutila

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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