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Pseudoalteromonas carrageenovora (Akagawa-Matsushita et al.) Gauthier et al. (ATCC® 43555)

Strain Designations: [IAM 12662, IFO 12985, NCIMB 302]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas carrageenovora Yaphe and Morgan
Strain Designations [IAM 12662, IFO 12985, NCIMB 302]
Produces kappa-carrageenase
Produces lambda-carrageenase
Seawater, 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)
Name of Depositor CW Greer
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--CW Greer<<--W. Yaphe
Seawater, Nova Scotia, Canada

Bellion C, et al. The degradation of Eucheuma spinosum and Eucheuma cottonii carrageenans by iota-carrogeenases and kappa-carrogeenases from marine bacteria. Can. J. Microbiol. 28: 874-880, 1982.

Johston KH, McCandless EL. Enzymic hydrolysis of the potassium chloride soluble fraction of carrageenan: properties of ``lambda carrageenases'' from Pseudomonas carrageenovora. Can. J. Microbiol. 19: 779-788, 1973. PubMed: 4727801

Akagawa-Matsushita M, et al. Alteromonas atlantica sp. nov. and Alteromonas carrageenovora sp. nov., bacteria that decompose algal polysaccharides. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 621-627, 1992.

Gauthier G, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of the genera Alteromonas, Shewanella, and Moritella using genes coding for small-subunit rRNA sequences and division of the genus Alteromonas into two genera, Alteromonas (emended) and Pseudoalteromonas gen. nov., and proposal of twelve new species combinations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 755-761, 1995. PubMed: 7547295

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X82136 complete nuclear SSU rDNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X65709 A.carrageenovora gene for arylsulfatase.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X71620 A.carrageenovora genes cgkA and cgkB, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF007276 Pseudoalteromonas carrageenovora gyrase B subunit (gyrB) gene, partial cds.

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