Lentisphaera araneosa Cho et al.
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2. Using a single tube of #2 broth (5 to 6 ml), withdraw approximately 0.5 to 1.0 ml with a Pasteur or 1.0 ml pipette. Rehydrate the entire pellet.
3. Aseptically transfer this aliquot back into the broth tube. Mix well.
4. Use several drops of the suspension to inoculate a #2 agar slant and/or plate.
5. Incubate the tubes and plate at 20-23°C for 7-10 days.
Colonies on #2 agar appear circular, smooth, entire, raised, opaque, and white.
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coastal seawater, Oregon, Pacific Ocean
transparent exopolymers [TEP]
Cho JC, et al. Lentisphaera araneosa gen. nov., sp. nov, a transparent exopolymer producing marine bacterium, and the description of a novel bacterial phylum, Lentisphaerae. Environ. Microbiol. 6: 611-621, 2004. PubMed: 15142250
Validation list no. 98. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 1005-1006, 2004. PubMed: 15280261