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Haloferax elongans (ATCC® BAA-1513)

Strain Designations: SA5  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations SA5
Smooth mat from Hamelin pool, Shark Bay, Australia, May, 2004
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
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2170: Halobacter Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 45°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Allen
Special Collection ATCC
Smooth mat from Hamelin pool, Shark Bay, Australia, May, 2004
Year of Origin 2004

Allen M, et al. Haloferax elongans sp. nov. and Haloferax mucosum sp. nov., isolated from microbial mats from Hamelin Pool, Shark Bay, Australia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 58(Pt 4): 798-802, 2008. PubMed: 18398172

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