Vitreoscilla filiformis Strohl et al. (ATCC® 15551)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Mud, Lake Erie
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
Culture conditions
Medium ATCC® Medium 138: Beggiatoa medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RY Morita
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RY Morita <-- S. Maier
Mud, Lake Erie

Strohl WR, et al. Characterization of Vitreoscilla beggiatoides and Vitreoscilla filiformis sp. nov., nom. rev., and comparison with Vitreoscilla stercoraria and Beggiatoa alba. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 302-313, 1986.

Burton SD, Morita RY. Effect of catalase and cultural condition on growth of Beggiatoa. J. Bacteriol. 88: 1755-1761, 1964. PubMed: 14240966

Burton SD, et al. Utilization of acetate by Beggiatoa. J. Bacteriol. 91: 1192-1200, 1966. PubMed: 5929751

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M35568 V.filiformis 5S ribosomal RNA.

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