Lentisphaera araneosa Cho et al. (ATCC® BAA-860)

Strain Designations: HTCC2160  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations HTCC2160
Produces exopolymers
Oregon, United States
isolation date: August, 2001
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 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 23.0°C
Atmosphere: aerobic
Name of Depositor J Cho, J Cho, SJ Giovannoni
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Oregon, United States
isolation date: August, 2001
Year of Origin 2001

coastal seawater, Oregon, Pacific Ocean

transparent exopolymers [TEP]

Cho JC, et al. Lentisphaera araneosa gen. nov., sp. nov, a transparent exopolymer producing marine bacterium, and the description of a novel bacterial phylum, Lentisphaerae. Environ. Microbiol. 6: 611-621, 2004. PubMed: 15142250

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