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Acinetobacter venetianus Vaneechoutte et al. ex Di Cello et al. (ATCC® 31012)

Strain Designations: RAG-1  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Arthrobacter sp.
Strain Designations RAG-1
Application
Degrades petroleum crude oil
Produces apoemulsans
Produces emulsans
Produces emulsifier EF-RAG
Produces esterase
Production of exocellular esterase
Isolation
Tar on beach
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
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished. This material may not have been produced or characterized by ATCC.
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Comments
Fimbriae
Enantioselective reduction of acetyldimethylphenylsilane
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor Emulsan Biotechnologies Inc.
U.S. Patent Number
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished. This material may not have been produced or characterized by ATCC.
Isolation
Tar on beach
References

Shabtai Y, Gutnick DL. Exocellular esterase and emulsan release from the cell surface of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus. J. Bacteriol. 161: 1176-1181, 1985. PubMed: 3838301

Rosenberg E, et al. Emulsifier of Arthrobacter RAG-1: isolation and emulsifying properties. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 37: 402-408, 1979. PubMed: 36840

Rosenberg E, et al. Emulsifier of Arthrobacter RAG-1: specificity of hydrocarbon substrate. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 37: 409-413, 1979. PubMed: 453821

Zuckerberg A, et al. Emulsifier of Arthrobacter RAG-1: chemical and physical properties. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 37: 414-420, 1979. PubMed: 453822

Reisfeld A, et al. Microbial degradation of crude oil: Factors affecting the dispersion in sea water by mixed and pure cultures. Appl. Microbiol. 24: 363-368, 1972. PubMed: 4562475

Horowitz A, et al. Sequential growth of bacteria on crude oil. Appl. Microbiol. 30: 10-19, 1975. PubMed: 1096820

Gutnick D, Rosenberg AE. Cleaning of cargo compartments. US Patent 3,941,692 dated Mar 2 1976

Gutnick DL, Rosenberg E. Production of alpha-emulsans. US Patent 4,230,801 dated Oct 28 1980

Rosenberg E, et al. Production of alpha-emulsans. US Patent 4,234,689 dated Nov 18 1980

Gutnick DL, et al. alpha-Emulsans. US Patent 4,395,354 dated Jul 26 1983

Hayes ME. Personal care products containing bioemulsifiers. US Patent 4,999,195 dated Mar 12 1991

. . Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 44: 929-937, 1982.

Syldatk C, et al. Enantioselective reduction of acetyldimethylphenylsilane: a screening with thirty strains of microorganisms. Biotechnol. Lett. 10: 731-736, 1988.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ295007 Acinetobacter venetianus 16S rRNA gene, strain ATCC 31012.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB008696 Acinetobacter sp. DNA for DNA gyrase subunit B, partial cds, strain ATCC 31012.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D73425 Acinetobacter sp. gene for DNA gyrase subunit B protein, C terminal side, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D73440 Acinetobacter sp. gene for DNA gyrase subunit B protein, N terminal side, partial cds.

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