Ruegeria pomeroyi (Gonzalez et al.) Yi et al. (ATCC® BAA-590)

Strain Designations: DSS-10  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Silicibacter pomeroyi Gonzalez et al.
Strain Designations DSS-10
Degrades dimethylsulfoniopropionate DMSP
Georgia, United States
isolation date: 1999
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
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor MA Moran, JM Gonzalez
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
M A Moran
J S Covert
J M Gonzalez
Georgia, United States
isolation date: 1999
Year of Origin 1999


Gonzalez JM, et al. Silicibacter pomeroyi sp. nov. and Roseovarius nubinhibens sp. nov., dimethylsulfoniopropionate-demethylating bacteria from marine environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1261-1269, 2003. PubMed: 13130004

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF434674 Silicibacter pomeroyi strain DSS-10 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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