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Legionella antarctica

Legionella antarctica

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14581

Current Name

Legionella antarctica

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

BCYE, 25°C, O₂, 12-14 days

Biological and Genomic Info

Whole Genome Sequence

Whole Genome Sequence NCBI Accn.: AP022839.1

Additional Info

Accession Date



S. Shimada (Toho University, Faculty of Medicine, Omorinishi, Ota-ku, Tokyo)

Isolated From

Lake Sediment. Naga-Ike lake, Skarvsnes, Antarctica. 01/10/2019.


Accessioned into NCTC < Isolated S. Shimada



Shimada S, Nakai R, Aoki K, Kudoh S, Imura S, Shimoeda N, Ohno G, Watanabe K, Miyazaki Y, Ishii Y, Tateda K. Characterization of the First Cultured Psychrotolerant Representative of Legionella from Antarctica Reveals Its Unique Genome Structure. Microbiol Spectr. 2021 Oct 31;9(2):e0042421.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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