Blastopirellula marina (Schlesner) Schlesner et al.
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2. Using a single tube of #1657 broth (5 to 6 ml), withdraw approximately 0.5 to 1.0 ml with a Pasteur or 1.0 ml pipette. Rehydrate the entire pellet.
3. Aseptically transfer this aliquot back into the broth tube and mix well. Transfer 0.5 ml to a second broth tube and mix well. Transfers to solid media can be made from the second tube.
4. Incubate tubes and plate at 30oC for 72 to 96 hours.
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Schlesner H, Hirsch P. Rejection of the genus name Pirella for pear-shaped budding bacteria and proposal to create the genus Pirellula gen. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 37: 441, 1987.
Schlesner H. Pirella marina sp.nov., a budding, peptidoglycan-less bacterium from brackish water. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 8: 177-180, 1986.
Validation list no. 23. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 37: 179-180, 1987.
brackish water, Baltic Sea