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Arcobacter nitrofigilis

Arcobacter nitrofigilis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 12251

Current Name

Arcobacter nitrofigilis

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


General Info


(McClung et al. 1983) Vandamme et al. 1991

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 33309, CCUG 15893, CIP 103745, DSM 7299, LMG 7604, CI



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(ATCC 33309, CCUG 15893, LMG 7604) Type strain / E. Falsen, CCUG, G”teborg in 1989 / C. R. McClung / Spartina alterniflora roots / Fixes nitrogen / McClung, C. R. et al. (1983) Int. J. syst. Bact. 33, 605

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Arcobacter nitrofigilis


Extended Bibliography

Vandamme,P, Falsen,E, Rossau,R, Hoste,B, Segers,P, Tytgat,R, DeLey,J., (1991), Revision of Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Wolinella taxonomy: emendation of generic descriptions and proposal of Arcobacter gen. nov., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 88-103, McClung,C.R, Patriquin,D.G., (1980), Isolation of a nitrogen-fixing Campylobacter species from the roots of Spartina alterniflora Loisel., Can. J. Microbiol., 881-886,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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