Porphyrobacter cryptus da Costa et al. (ATCC® BAA-386)

Strain Designations: ALC-2 [DSM 12079]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Porphyrobacter crytus
Strain Designations ALC-2 [DSM 12079]
Hot spring
Alcafache Portugal
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 (Milton S da Costa, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2307: R3A medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 50.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor MS da Costa
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Hot spring
Alcafache Portugal

hot spring, Alcafache

Milton S da Costa, personal communication

Rainey FA, et al. Porphyrobacter cryptus sp. nov., a novel slightly thermophilic, aerobic, bacteriochlorophyll a-containing species. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53(Pt 1): 35-41, 2003. PubMed: 12656149

Milton S da Costa, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF465834 Porphyrobacter cryptus strain ALC-2 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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