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Arcobacter nitrofigilis (McClung et al.) Vandamme et al. (ATCC® 33309)

Strain Designations: CI  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Campylobacter nitrofigilis McClung et al.
Strain Designations CI
Fixes nitrogen
Spartina alterniflora roots, Conrad Beach, 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 1147: Brucella albimi broth with agar and NaCl
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Atmosphere: Microaerophilic
Name of Depositor CR McClung
Spartina alterniflora roots, Conrad Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada

McClung CR, et al. Campylobacter nitrofigilis sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing bacterium associated with roots of Spartina alterniflora Loisel. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 605-612, 1983.

Vandamme P, et al. Revision of Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Wolinella taxonomy: emendation of generic descriptions and proposal of Arcobacter gen. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 88-103, 1991. PubMed: 1704793

McClung CR, Patriquin DG. Isolation of a nitrogen-fixing Campylobacter species from the roots of Spartina alterniflora Loisel. Can. J. Microbiol. 26: 881-886, 1980. PubMed: 6936066

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