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Chromohalobacter marismortui Ventosa et al. (ATCC® 17056)

Strain Designations: MG.1.1 [CCM 2851, NCIB 8731]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Chromobacterium marismortui Elizari-Volcani
Strain Designations MG.1.1 [CCM 2851, NCIB 8731]
Dead Sea
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 8: Nutrient Agar/Broth w/ 3% NaCl
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor CB van Niel
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--CB van Niel<<--B. Elazari-Volcani
Dead Sea

Sneath PH, Skerman VB. A list of type and reference strains of bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 16: 1-134, 1966.

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.

Ventosa A, et al. Classification of "Chromobacterium marismortui" in a new genus, Chromohalobacter gen. nov., as Chromohalobacter marismortui comb. nov., nom. rev.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 382-386, 1989.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X86092 C.marismortui repA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X87219 C.marismortui 16S rRNA gene, ATCC 17056-T strain.

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