Synechococcus sp. (ATCC® 27264)

Strain Designations: PCC 7002 [PR-6]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations PCC 7002 [PR-6]
Application Produces restriction endonuclease AquI
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 test tube
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002, complete genome

Type Strain no
Comments Taxonomy
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1047: MN Marine medium (ATCC Medium 957) with 20 mcg/L of vitamin B12
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic under light intensity of 2,000-3,000 LUX
Name of Depositor RY Stanier
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RY Stanier <-- C. van Baalen (Agmenellum quadruplicatum)

Karreman C, et al. Isolation of a deoxycytidylate methyl transferase capable of protecting DNA uniquely against cleavage by endonuclease R.Aqu I (isoschizomer of Ava I). Nucleic Acids Res. 14: 5199-5205, 1986. PubMed: 3016641

Lau RH, Doolittle WF. AQUI: a more easily purified isoschizomer of AVAI. FEBS Lett. 121: 200-202, 1980. PubMed: 6257544

Rippka R, et al. Generic assignments, strain histories and properties of pure cultures of cyanobacteria. J. Gen. Microbiol. 111: 1-61, 1979.

Stanier RY, et al. Purification and properties of unicellular blue-green algae (order Chroococcales). Bacteriol. Rev. 35: 171-205, 1971. PubMed: 4998365

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D13971 Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 genes for ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase oxygenase large and small subunits, complete cds

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000951 Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002, complete genome

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