Leifsonia aquatica (ex Leifson) Evtushenko et al. (ATCC® 14665)

Strain Designations: 150 [DSM 20146, JCM 1368, NCIB 9460, VKM Ac-1400]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Corynebacterium aquaticum Leifson
Strain Designations 150 [DSM 20146, JCM 1368, NCIB 9460, VKM Ac-1400]
Distilled water, Illinois
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 yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor E Leifson
Distilled water, Illinois

Leifson E. The bacterial flora of distilled and stored water. III. New species of the genera Corynebacterium, Flavobacterium, Spirillum and Pseudomonas. Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 12: 161-170, 1962.

Evtushenko LI, et al. Leifsonia poae gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from nematode galls on Poa annua, and reclassification of 'Corynebacterium aquaticum' Leifson 1962 as Leifsonia aquatica (ex Leifson 1962) gen. nov., nom. rev., comb. nov. and Clavibacter xyli Davis et al. 1984 with two subspecies as Leifsonia xyli (Davis et al. 1984) gen. nov., comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 371-380, 2000. PubMed: 10826825

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M16169 C.aquaticum 5S rRNA.

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Basic Documentation
  1. Identity of Leifsonia aquatica (ex Leifson) Evtushenko et. al. ( ATCC 14665)
    Leifsonia does belong to the family Microbacteriaceae, so that may explain why Microbacterium is appearing.  It is possible the MIDI database does not list Leifsonia, therefore the data...
    Date Updated: 12/26/2012