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Aquaspirillum serpens (Muller) Hylemon et al. emend. Boivin et al. (ATCC® 27641)

Strain Designations: Kh-4 [CIP 105799, DSM 9156, IFO 15465]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Aquaspirillum bengal Kumar et al.
Strain Designations Kh-4 [CIP 105799, DSM 9156, IFO 15465]
West Bengal India
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 of Aquaspirillum bengal)
Medium ATCC® Medium 234: Peptone-succinate agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor A Banerjee
West Bengal India

Kumar R, et al. Isolation, characterization, and taxonomy of Aquaspirillum bengal sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 24: 453-458, 1974.

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

Boivin MF, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness between selected members of the genus Aquaspirillum by slot blot hybridization: Aquaspirillum serpens (Mueller 1786) Hylemon, Wells, Krieg, and Jannasch 1973 emended to include Aquaspirillum bengal as a subjective synonym. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 512-517, 1985.

type strain of Aquaspirillum bengal

freshwater pond, West Bengal

type strain of Aquaspirillum bengal

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