Xanthobacter autotrophicus (Baumgarten et al.) Wiegel et al. (ATCC® BAA-1158)

Strain Designations: Py2  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Py2
Isolation Freshwater
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Xanthobacter autotrophicus Py2, complete genome.

Type Strain no
This strain contains a linear megaplasmid encoding genes of alkene and epoxide metabolism that can be lost if maintained for long periods on agar slants or plates. The plasmid is stable in frozen or freeze dried cultures.

Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor S Ensign, C van Ginkel, JA de Bont
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
S Ensign
J A de Bont
Isolation Freshwater
Year of Origin 1986

van Ginkel CG, de Bont JAM. Isolation and characterization of alkene-utilizing Xanthobacter spp. Arch. Microbiol. 145: 403-407, 1986.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000781 Xanthobacter autotrophicus Py2, complete genome.

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