Nitrobacter sp. (ATCC® 14123)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Nitrobacter agilis Nelson
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 test tube
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain no
Transfer to fresh medium upon arrival. Allow 3-5 days for growth under static conditions. Growth rate is accelerated on a reciprocal shaker.
Nitrate oxidation system
Medium ATCC® Medium 96: Nitrobacter Medium B
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor EL Schmidt

Tanaka Y, et al. Purification of cytochrome a-lc-l from Nitrobacter agilis and characterization of nitrite oxidation system of the bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 135: 265-271, 1983.

Hovanec TA, DeLong EF. Comparative analysis of nitrifying bacteria associated with freshwater and marine aquaria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62: 2888-2896, 1996. PubMed: 8702281

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X89566 N.winogradskyi DNA for coxA, coxB and coxC genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L35507 Nitrobacter winogradskyi (ATCC 14123) 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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