Rhodoferax antarcticus Madigan et al. (ATCC® 700587)

Strain Designations: ANT.BR  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations ANT.BR
Microbial mat, Cape Royds, Antarctica, 1988
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 2113: Rhodopseudomonas medium with yeast extract
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 22.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic under light
Name of Depositor MT Madigan
Microbial mat, Cape Royds, Antarctica, 1988
Year of Origin 1988

Madigan MT, et al. Rhodoferax antarcticus sp. nov., a moderately psychrophilic purple nonsulfur bacterium isolated from an Antarctic microbial mat. Arch. Microbiol. 173: 269-277, 2000. PubMed: 10816045

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF084947 16S rRNA sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : GU233447 Rhodoferax antarcticus strain ANT.BR 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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