Psychroflexus tropicus (ATCC® BAA-734)

Strain Designations: LA1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations LA1
Hawaii, United States
isolation date: October 23, 2000
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 (Stuart Donachie, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor S Donachie
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Hawaii, United States
isolation date: October 23, 2000
Year of Origin 2000

water collected at a depth of 0.3 m at the center of a subtropical hypersaline lagoon, Lake Laysan, on uninhabited Laysan Island in the Hawaiian archipelago

Stuart Donachie, personal communication

Stuart Donachie, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF513434 Psychroflexus sp. LA1 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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