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Allochromatium vinosum (Ehrenberg) Imhoff et al. (ATCC® 17899)

Strain Designations: D [5110, DSM 180, SMG 180]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Chromatium vinosum (Ehrenberg) Winogradsky
Strain Designations D [5110, DSM 180, SMG 180]
Photosynthetic studies
Ditch water
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 -80°C or colder
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2198: Allochromatia Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Under a tungsten lamp
Name of Depositor R Gherna
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- R Gherna <-- R. Hurlbert <-- J. Lascelles <-- C.B. van Niel <-- P.A. Roelofsen strain D
Ditch water

Roelofsen PA Thesis, Univ. Utrecht, 1935

Pfennig N, Truper HG. Type and neotype strains of the species of phototrophic bacteria maintained in pure culture. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 19-24, 1971.

Hurlbert RE, Lascelles J. Ribulose diphosphate carboxylase in Thiorhodaceae. J. Gen. Microbiol. 33: 445-448, 1963. PubMed: 14114934

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

Imhoff JF, et al. Phylogenetic relationships among the Chromatiaceae, their taxonomic reclassification and description of the new genera Allochromatium, Halochromatium, Isochromatium, Marichromatium, Thiococcus, Thiohalocapsa and Thermochromatium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 1129-1143, 1998. PubMed: 9828415

. Studies on microalgae and photosynthetic bacteria. Tokyo: Univ. Tokyo Press; 1963.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M26629 16S rDNA sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L27275 Chromatium vinosum rho gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M59356 C.vinosum RNase P RNA (rnpB) gene, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D90204 C. vinosum rbcL-rbcS gene encoding large and small subunits of ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (EC

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