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Methylomicrobium agile (Bowman et al.) Bowman et al. (ATCC® 35068)

Strain Designations: NCIB 11124 [A30, ACM 3308]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Methylomonas agile Whittenbury et al.
Strain Designations NCIB 11124 [A30, ACM 3308]
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 1306: Nitrate mineral salts medium (NMS)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 50% air, 50% methane
Name of Depositor NCIMB
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NCIMB<<--R. Whittenbury A30

Whittenbury R, et al. Enrichment, isolation and some properties of methane-utilizing bacteria. J Gen Microbiol 61: 205-218, 1970. PubMed: 5476891

Bowman JP, et al. Revised taxonomy of the methanotrophs: Description of Methylobacter gen. nov., emendation of Methylococcus, validation of Methylosinus and Methylocystis species, and aproposal that the family Methylococcaceae includes only the Group I methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 43: 735-753, 1993.

Bowman JP, et al. The phylogenetic position of the family Methylococcaceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 182-185, 1995. PubMed: 7857800

Bowman JP, et al. Erratum: The phylogenetic position of the family Methylococcaceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 622, 1995.

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X72767 M.agile gene for 16S rRNA (ACM 3308).

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