Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 131302

Type strain: Yes

Species: Sulfitobacter noctilucae

Strain Designation: NB-68

Strain history: J. F. Kim NB-68.

NCBI tax ID(s): 1342302 (species)

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@ref: 22529

BacDive-ID: 131302

DSM-Number: 100978

keywords: genome sequence, 16S sequence, Bacteria

description: Sulfitobacter noctilucae NB-68 is a bacterium that was isolated from coastel water of sea sparkle bloom.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1342302
  • Matching level: species

strain history

22529<- KCTC <- J.F. Kim, Yonsei University; NB-68
67770J. F. Kim NB-68.

doi: 10.13145/bacdive131302.20240510.9

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/pseudomonadota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Pseudomonadota
  • class: Alphaproteobacteria
  • order: Rhodobacterales
  • family: Roseobacteraceae
  • genus: Sulfitobacter
  • species: Sulfitobacter noctilucae
  • full scientific name: Sulfitobacter noctilucae Kwak et al. 2014

@ref: 22529

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Alphaproteobacteria

order: Rhodobacterales

family: Rhodobacteraceae

genus: Sulfitobacter

species: Sulfitobacter noctilucae

full scientific name: Sulfitobacter noctilucae Kwak et al. 2014

strain designation: NB-68

type strain: yes


colony morphology

  • @ref: 22529
  • incubation period: 1-2 days

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 22529
  • name: BACTO MARINE BROTH (DIFCO 2216) (DSMZ Medium 514)
  • growth: yes
  • link:
  • composition: Name: BACTO MARINE BROTH (DIFCO 2216) (DSMZ Medium 514) Composition: NaCl 19.45 g/l MgCl2 5.9 g/l Bacto peptone 5.0 g/l Na2SO4 3.24 g/l CaCl2 1.8 g/l Yeast extract 1.0 g/l KCl 0.55 g/l NaHCO3 0.16 g/l Fe(III) citrate 0.1 g/l KBr 0.08 g/l SrCl2 0.034 g/l H3BO3 0.022 g/l Na2HPO4 0.008 g/l Na-silicate 0.004 g/l NaF 0.0024 g/l (NH4)NO3 0.0016 g/l Distilled water

culture temp


Physiology and metabolism


22529cytochrome-c oxidase+

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typegeographic locationcountryorigin.countrycontinentlatitudelongitude
22529coastel water of sea sparkle bloomGeoje IslandRepublic of KoreaKORAsia34.875128.625
67770Seawater of a region of sea sparkle bloom in Geoje islandRepublic of KoreaKORAsia

isolation source categories



  • @ref: 69479
  • File name: preview.99_6171.png
  • url:;96_252;97_2935;98_3669;99_6171&stattab=map
  • Last taxonomy: Sulfitobacter noctilucae
  • 16S sequence: KC428716
  • Sequence Identity:
  • Total samples: 46
  • soil counts: 6
  • aquatic counts: 40

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 22529
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 22529
  • description: Sulfitobacter noctilucae strain NB-68 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • accession: KC428716
  • length: 1409
  • database: nuccore
  • NCBI tax ID: 1342302

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Sulfitobacter noctilucae NB-682579778790draftimg1342302
67770Sulfitobacter noctilucae NB-68GCA_000622365contigncbi1342302

GC content

6777058.33genome sequence analysis

External links

@ref: 22529

culture collection no.: DSM 100978, JCM 18833, KCTC 32122

straininfo link

  • @ref: 89744
  • straininfo: 403750


Phylogeny25122614Sulfitobacter geojensis sp. nov., Sulfitobacter noctilucae sp. nov., and Sulfitobacter noctilucicola sp. nov., isolated from coastal seawater.Kwak MJ, Lee JS, Lee KC, Kim KK, Eom MK, Kim BK, Kim JFInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijs.0.065961-02014Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Oleic Acids/chemistry, *Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Republic of Korea, Rhodobacteraceae/*classification/genetics/isolation & purification, Seawater/*microbiology, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Ubiquinone/analogs & derivatives/chemistryGenetics
Phylogeny25708049Sulfitobacter pacificus sp. nov., isolated from the red alga Pyropia yezoensis.Fukui Y, Abe M, Kobayashi M, Satomi MAntonie Van Leeuwenhoek10.1007/s10482-015-0407-52015Alphaproteobacteria/*classification/genetics/*isolation & purification/metabolism, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids/chemistry/metabolism, Molecular Sequence Data, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Rhodophyta/*microbiologyMetabolism
Phylogeny33895907Sulfitobacter alexandrii sp. nov., a new microalgae growth-promoting bacterium with exopolysaccharides bioflocculanting potential isolated from marine phycosphere.Yang Q, Ge YM, Iqbal NM, Yang X, Zhang XLAntonie Van Leeuwenhoek10.1007/s10482-021-01580-02021Bacterial Typing Techniques, DNA, Bacterial, Fatty Acids/analysis, *Microalgae, *Microbiota, Phospholipids, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, *Rhodobacteraceae/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNATranscriptome


20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ10.1099/ijsem.0.004332
22529Curators of the DSMZ Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 100978)
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg OvermannAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)
67770Curators of the JCM
69479João F Matias Rodrigues, Janko Tackmann,Gregor Rot, Thomas SB Schmidt, Lukas Malfertheiner, Mihai Danaila,Marija Dmitrijeva, Daniela Gaio, Nicolas Näpflin and Christian von Mering. University of Zurich.MicrobeAtlas 1.0 beta
89744Reimer, L.C., Lissin, A.,Schober, I., Witte,J.F., Podstawka, A., Lüken, H., Bunk, B.,Overmann, J.StrainInfo: A central database for resolving microbial strain identifiers10.60712/SI-ID403750.1