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Azospirillum lipoferum (Beijerinck) Tarrand et al. (ATCC® 29707)

Strain Designations: VPI Sp 59b  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations VPI Sp 59b
Wheat, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
DNA homology group II
Exopolysaccharides and cyst formation
Medium ATCC® Medium 838: Spirillum nitrogen-fixing medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NR Krieg
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NR Krieg <-- J. Dobereiner
Wheat, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Validation list no. 2. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 29: 79-80, 1979.

Tarrand JJ, et al. A taxonomic study of the Spirillum lipoferum group, with descriptions of a new genus, Azospirillum gen. nov. and two species, Azospirillum lipoferum (Beijerinck) comb. nov. and Azospirillum brasilense sp. nov. Can J Microbiol 24: 967-980, 1978. PubMed: 356945

Sadasivan L, Neyra CA. Flocculation in Azospirillum brasilense and Azospirillum lipoferum: exopolysaccharides and cyst formation. J Bacteriol 163: 716-723, 1985. PubMed: 3894333

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M59061 Azospirillum lipoferum 16S ribosomal RNA.

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