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Aquaspirillum serpens (Muller) Hylemon et al. emend. Boivin et al. (ATCC® 12638)

Strain Designations: Giesberger  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Spirillum serpens subsp. serpens
Strain Designations Giesberger
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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor MA Williams

Hylemon PB, et al. The genus Spirillum: a taxonomic study. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 23: 340-380, 1973.

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

Boivin MF, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness between selected members of the genus Aquaspirillum by slot blot hybridization: Aquaspirillum serpens (Mueller 1786) Hylemon, Wells, Krieg, and Jannasch 1973 emended to include Aquaspirillum bengal as a subjective synonym. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 512-517, 1985.

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