Ectothiorhodospira haloalkaliphila Imhoff and Suling (ATCC® 51935)

Strain Designations: BN9903 [Imhoff 51/7]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations BN9903 [Imhoff 51/7]
Wadi Natrun, Egypt
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)
Slightly halophilic
Medium ATCC® Medium 1991: Modified halophilic Ectothiorhodospira medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a tungsten lamp
Name of Depositor JF Imhoff
Wadi Natrun, Egypt

Imhoff JF, Thiemann B. The effect of salt on the lipid composition of Ectothiorhodospira. Arch. Microbiol. 156: 376-384, 1991.

Validation list no. 62. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 915-916, 1997.

Imhoff JF, Suling J. The phylogenetic relationship among Ectothiorhodospiraceae: a reevaluation of their taxonomy on the basis of 16S rDNA analyses. Arch. Microbiol. 165: 106-113, 1996. PubMed: 8593098

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X93479 16S rDNA sequence

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