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Xylella fastidiosa subsp. fastidiosa Wells et al. (ATCC® 35879)

Strain Designations: 2683 PCE-RR  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Xylella fastidiosa Wells et al.
Strain Designations 2683 PCE-RR
Plant, grapevine, Florida
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 1099: CYE (Charcoal Yeast Extract) Buffered Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JM Wells
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JM Wells <-- B.C. Raju
Plant, grapevine, Florida

Wells JM, et al. Xylella fastidiosa gen. nov., sp. nov: Gram-negative, xylem-limited, fastidious plant bacteria related to Xanthomonas spp.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 37: 136-143, 1987.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF272834 Xylella fastidiosa 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; tRNA-Ala and tRNA-Ile genes, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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  • USDA APHIS PPQ Permit 526, plant pathogens permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. Isolation information for this item is required by USDA. Please check our website or contact Technical Service for assistance. Domestic isolates are easier to obtain than foreign isolates.
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