Halogeometricum borinquense Montalvo-Rodriguez et al. (ATCC® 700274)

Strain Designations: PR3 [JCM 10706]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations PR3 [JCM 10706]
Solar salterns, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, 1994
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
Extremely halophilic Archaea
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 213: Halobacterium medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor R Montalvo-Rodriguez
Solar salterns, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, 1994
Year of Origin 1994

Montalvo-Rodriguez R, et al. Halogeometricum borinquense gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel halophilic archaeon from Puerto Rico. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 1305-1312, 1998. PubMed: 9828431

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABTX01000000 Halogeometricum borinquense DSM 11551, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ809515 Halogeometricum borinquense partial rpoB gene for RNA polymerase B subunit, strain ATCC 700274.

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