Paracoccus alcaliphilus Urakami et al.
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2. Using a single tube of #3 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. Mix well.
4. Use several drops of the suspension to inoculate a #3 agar slant and/or plate.
5. Incubate the tubes and plate at 30°C for 48 hours.
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Urakami T, et al. Paracoccus alcaliphilus sp.nov., an alkaliphilic and facultatively methylotrophic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 116-121, 1989.