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Pseudoalteromonas atlantica (Akagawa-Matsushita et al.) Gauthier et al. (ATCC® 19262)

Strain Designations: NCMB 301 [CCEB 506, IAM 12927, NCTC 10685]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas atlantica Humm
Strain Designations NCMB 301 [CCEB 506, IAM 12927, NCTC 10685]
Degrades agar
Degrades algin
Seaweed, Rhodomenia palmata, Nova Scotia, Canada
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 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 18.0°C
Name of Depositor NCIMB
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NCIMB<<--W. Yaphe
Seaweed, Rhodomenia palmata, Nova Scotia, Canada

Yaphe W. The use of agarase from Pseudomonas atlantica in the identification of agar in marine algae Rhodophyceae). Can. J. Microbiol. 3: 987-993, 1957.

Akagawa-Matsushita M, et al. Alteromonas atlantica sp. nov. and Alteromonas carrageenovora sp. nov., bacteria that decompose algal polysaccharides. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 621-627, 1992.

Gauthier G, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of the genera Alteromonas, Shewanella, and Moritella using genes coding for small-subunit rRNA sequences and division of the genus Alteromonas into two genera, Alteromonas (emended) and Pseudoalteromonas gen. nov., and proposal of twelve new species combinations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 755-761, 1995. PubMed: 7547295

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X82134 complete nuclear SSU rDNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M73783 Pseudomonas atlantica beta-agarase I (dagA) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF007274 Pseudoalteromonas atlantica gyrase B subunit (gyrB) gene, partial cds.

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