Methylobacterium extorquens (Urakami and Komagata) Bousfield and Green (ATCC® 8457)

Strain Designations: NCTC 2879 [NRRL B-1048]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Protaminobacter ruber den Dooren de Jong
Strain Designations NCTC 2879 [NRRL B-1048]
Transformation host
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 no
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NCTC<<--L.E. den Dooren de Jong (Protaminophagous bacterium 296)

den Dooren de Jong LE. Uber protaminophage Bakterien. Zentralbl. Bakteriol., II Abt. 71: 193-232, 1927.

Ueda S, et al. Transformation of a methylotrophic bacterium, Methylobacterium extorquens, with a broad-host-range plasmid by electroporation. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 646: 99-105, 1991. PubMed: 1809210

Green PN, et al. Three new Methylobacterium species: M. rhodesianum sp. nov., M. zatmanii sp. nov., and M. fujisawaense sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 124-127, 1988.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF338180 Methylobacterium extorquens 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; tRNA-Ile and tRNA-Ala genes, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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