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Aquaspirillum arcticum Butler et al. (ATCC® 49402)

Strain Designations: Res-10  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Res-10
Produces cold-shock proteins and cold-acclimation proteins
Sediment under snow and ice, Resolute, Northwest Territory, 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 frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 4.0°C
Name of Depositor WE Inniss
Sediment under snow and ice, Resolute, Northwest Territory, Canada

Mccallum KL, et al. Stress or heat shock protein synthesis and cellular filamentation in psychrophilic and psychrotrophic bacteria. Arch. Microbiol. 152: 148-153, 1989.

McCallum KL, et al. Temperature-dependent pattern of heat shock protein synthesis in psychrophilic and psychrotrophic microorganisms. Can. J. Microbiol. 32: 516-521, 1986.

Roberts ME, INNISS WE. The synthesis of cold shock proteins and cold acclimation proteins in the psychrophilic bacterium Aquaspirillum arcticum. Curr. Microbiol. 25: 275-278, 1992.

Validation list no. 34. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 40: 320-321, 1990.

Butler BJ, et al. Characterization of Aquaspirillum arcticum sp.nov., a new psychrophilic bacterium. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 12: 263-266, 1989.

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