Pseudomonas protegens Ramette et al. (ATCC® BAA-477)

Strain Designations: Pf-5  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas fluorescens Migula
Strain Designations Pf-5
Produces 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol
Produces hydrogen cyanide
Produces pyochelin
Produces pyoluteorin
Produces pyoverdine
Produces pyrrolnitrin
Root surface of cotton, Charles Howell
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

Pseudomonas protegens Pf-5, complete genome

Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Biological control agent that suppresses a number of plant diseases caused by soil fungi
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor J Loper
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Root surface of cotton, Charles Howell

Howell CR, Stipanovic RD. Control of Rhizoctonia solani in cotton seedlings with Pseudomonas fluorescens and with an antibiotic produced by the bacterium.. Phytopathology 69: 480-482, 1979.

Howell CR, Stipanovic RD. Suppression of Pythium ultimum induced damping-off of cotton seedlings by Pseudomonas fluorescens and its antibiotic pyoluteorin.. Phytopathology 70: 712-715, 1980.

Joyce Loper, personal communication

Nowak-Thompson B, et al. Production of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol by the biocontrol agent Pseudomonas fluorescens Pf-5.. Can. J. Microbiol. 40: 1064-1066, 1994.

Paulsen IT, et al. Complete genome sequence of the plant commensal Pseudomonas fluorescens Pf-5. Nat. Biotechnol. 23(7): 873-878, 2005. PubMed: 15980861

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000076 Pseudomonas protegens Pf-5, complete genome

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