Psychroflexus torquis Bowman et al. (ATCC® 700755)

Strain Designations: ACAM 623 [651]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations ACAM 623 [651]
Produces arachidonic acid
Produces eicosapentaenoic acid
Sea ice algal assemblage, Prydz Bay, Antarctica
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 5°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor ACAM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- ACAM <-- J. Bowman
Sea ice algal assemblage, Prydz Bay, Antarctica

Bowman JP, et al. Psychroflexus torquis gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic species from Antarctic sea ice, and reclassification of Flavobacterium gondwanense (Dobson et al. 1993) as Psychroflexus gondwanense gen. nov., comb. nov.. Microbiology 144: 1601-1609, 1998. PubMed: 9639931

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U85881 16S rRNA sequence

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