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Chromobacterium violaceum Bergonzini (ATCC® 12472)

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Strain Designations: MK [NCIB 9131, NCTC 9757]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Chromobacterium violaceum Bergonzini
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations MK [NCIB 9131, NCTC 9757]
Produces restriction endonuclease CviI
Serine hydroxymethyltransferase synthesis
Freshwater, Malaya
Biosafety Level 2

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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor PH Sneath
Freshwater, Malaya

De Ley J, et al. Intra-and intergeneric similarities of Chromobacterium and Janthinobacterium ribosomal ribonucleic acid cistrons. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 28: 154-168, 1978.

Conservation of the generic name Chromobacterium Bergonzini 1880 and designation of the type species and the neotype culture of the type species. Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 8: 151-152, 1958.

Shirazi-Beechey SP, Knowles CJ. Serine hydroxymethyltransferase and glycine cleavage enzyme from the cyanogenic bacterium Chromobacterium violaceum. J. Gen. Microbiol. 130: 521-525, 1984.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M22510 C.violaceum 16S ribosomal RNA, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE016825 Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472, complete genome.

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Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019