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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 7409

Type strain: Yes

Species: Microbacterium maritypicum

Strain Designation: 319, 572, MDB 319

Strain history: LMG 8374 <-- NCIMB 559 <-- C. E. ZoBell 572.

NCBI tax ID(s): 300020 (species)

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@ref: 4757

BacDive-ID: 7409

DSM-Number: 12512

keywords: genome sequence, 16S sequence, Bacteria, mesophilic

description: Microbacterium maritypicum 319 is a mesophilic bacterium that was isolated from sea water and marine mud.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 300020
  • Matching level: species

strain history

doi: 10.13145/bacdive7409.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/actinomycetota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Actinomycetota
  • class: Actinomycetes
  • order: Micrococcales
  • family: Microbacteriaceae
  • genus: Microbacterium
  • species: Microbacterium maritypicum
  • full scientific name: Microbacterium maritypicum corrig. (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Takeuchi and Hatano 1998
  • synonyms

    20215Flavobacterium marinotypicum
    20215Microbacterium marinotypicum

@ref: 4757

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Actinobacteria

class: Actinobacteria

order: Actinomycetales

family: Microbacteriaceae

genus: Microbacterium

species: Microbacterium maritypicum

full scientific name: Microbacterium maritypicum (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Takeuchi and Hatano 1998

strain designation: 319, 572, MDB 319

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 69480
  • gram stain: positive
  • confidence: 95.614

colony morphology

@refcolony colorincubation periodmedium used
18368Lemon yellow (1012)10-14 daysISP 2
18368Lemon yellow (1012)10-14 daysISP 3
18368Lemon yellow (1012)10-14 daysISP 4
18368Lemon yellow (1012)10-14 daysISP 5
18368Lemon yellow (1012)10-14 daysISP 6
18368Lemon yellow (1012)10-14 daysISP 7

multicellular morphology

@refforms multicellular complexmedium name
18368noISP 2
18368noISP 3
18368noISP 4
18368noISP 5
18368noISP 6
18368noISP 7

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

4757TRYPTICASE SOY YEAST EXTRACT MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 92)yeshttps://mediadive.dsmz.de/medium/92Name: TRYPTICASE SOY YEAST EXTRACT MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 92) Composition: Trypticase soy broth 30.0 g/l Agar 15.0 g/l Yeast extract 3.0 g/l Distilled water
18368ISP 2yesName: ISP 2 / Yeast Malt Agar (5265); 5265 Composition Malt extract 10.0 g/l Yeast extract 4.0 g/l Glucose 4.0 g/l Agar 15.0 g/l Preparation: Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: 7.0 Usage: Maintenance and Taxonomy Organisms: All Actinomycetes
18368ISP 3yesName: ISP 3; 5315 Composition Dog oat flakes 20.0 g/l Trace element solution (5314) 2.5 ml/l Agar 18.0 g/l Preparation: Oat flakes are cooked for 20 minutes, trace element solution and agar are added (in the case of non rolled oat flakes the suspension has to bee filtrated). Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: 7.8 Usage: Maintenance and taxonomy (e.g. SEM As liquid medium for metabolite production) Organisms: All Actinomycetes Trace element solution 5314 Name: Trace element solution 5314; 5314 Composition CaCl2 x H2O 3.0 g/l Fe-III-citrate 1.0 g/l MnSO4 0.2 g/l ZnCl2 0.1 g/l CuSO4 x 5 H2O 0.025 g/l Sodium tetra borate 0.2 g/l CoCl2 x 6 H2O 0.004 g/l Sodium molybdate 0.01 g/l Preparation: Use double destillated water. Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: Usage: Trace element solution for different media Organisms:
18368ISP 4yesName: ISP 4; DSM 547 Solution I: Difco soluble starch, 10.0 g. Make a paste of the starch with a small amount of cold distilled water and bring to a volume of 500 ml. Solution II: CaCO3 2.0 g K2HPO4 (anhydrous) 1.0 g MgSO4 x 7 H2O 1.0 g NaCl 1.0 g (NH4)2SO4 2.0 g Distilled water 500.0 ml Trace salt solution (see below) 1.0 ml The pH should be between 7.0 and 7.4. Do not adjust if it is within this range. Mix solutions I and II together. Add 20.0 g agar. Liquify agar by steaming at 100°C for 10 to 20 min. Trace element solution: FeSO4 x 7 H2O 0.1 g MnCl2 x 4 H2O 0.1 g ZnSO4 x 7 H2O 0.1 g Distilled water 100.0 ml
18368ISP 5yesName: ISP 5 (5323) Composition L-Asparagine 1.0 g/l Glycerol 10.0 g/l K2HPO4 1.0 g/l Salt solution (see preparation) 1.0 ml/l Agar 20.0 g/l Preparation: Salt solution 1.0 g FeSO4 x 7 H2O 1.0 g MnCl2 x 4 H2O 1.0 g ZNSO4 x 7 H2O in 100 ml water Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: 7.2 Usage: Maintenance and taxonomy Organisms: All Actinomycetes
18368ISP 6yesName: ISP 6 (5318) Composition Peptone 15.0 g/l Proteose peptose 5.0 g/l Ferric ammonium citrate 0.5 g/l Sodium glycerophosphate 1.0 g/l Sodium thiosulfate 0.08 g/l Yeast extract 1.0 g/l Agar 15.0 g/l Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: Usage: Production of melanoid pigments Organisms: All Actinomycetes
18368ISP 7yesName: ISP 7 (5322) Composition Glycerol 15.0 g/l L-Tyrosine 0.5 g/l L-Asparagine 1.0 g/l K2HPO4 0.5 g/l NaCl 0.5 g/l FeSO4 x 7 H2O 0.01 g/l Trace element solution 5343 1.0 ml/l Agar 20.0 Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: 7.3 Usage: Production of melanoid pigments Organisms: All Actinomycetes
41714Marine agar (MA)yesDistilled water make up to (1000.000 ml);Marine agar (55.100 g)

culture temp


Physiology and metabolism

spore formation

  • @ref: 69480
  • spore formation: no
  • confidence: 97.675


  • @ref: 69480
  • halophily level: non-halophilic
  • confidence: 97.941


  • @ref: 4757
  • murein short key: B06
  • type: B2ß {Gly} [L-Hsr] D-Glu(Hyg)-Gly-D-Orn


  • @ref: 67770
  • observation: quinones: MK-12

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested


68382acid phosphatase+
68382cystine arylamidase-
68382valine arylamidase-
68382leucine arylamidase+
68382lipase (C 14)-
68382esterase lipase (C 8)+
68382esterase (C 4)+
68382alkaline phosphatase-
68379alkaline phosphatase-
68379pyrrolidonyl arylamidase-

API coryne


API zym

@refAlkaline phosphataseEsteraseEsterase LipaseLipaseLeucine arylamidaseValine arylamidaseCystine arylamidaseTrypsinalpha- ChymotrypsinAcid phosphataseNaphthol-AS-BI-phosphohydrolasealpha- Galactosidasebeta- Galactosidasebeta- Glucuronidasealpha- Glucosidasebeta- GlucosidaseN-acetyl-beta- glucosaminidasealpha- Mannosidasealpha- Fucosidase

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample type
4757sea water and marine mud
67770Seawater and marine mud

isolation source categories

#Environmental#Terrestrial#Mud (Sludge)


  • @ref: 69479
  • File name: preview.99_191.png
  • url: https://microbeatlas.org/index.html?action=taxon&taxon_id=90_9;96_137;97_148;98_165;99_191&stattab=map
  • Last taxonomy: Microbacterium
  • 16S sequence: AM181506
  • Sequence Identity:
  • Total samples: 42253
  • soil counts: 10113
  • aquatic counts: 9581
  • animal counts: 16954
  • plant counts: 5605

Safety information

risk assessment

@refbiosafety levelbiosafety level comment
183681German classification
47571Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionlengthdatabaseNCBI tax ID
20218Microbacterium maritypicum partial 16S rRNA gene, strain DSM 12512TAJ8539101437ena300020
20218Microbacterium maritypicum partial 16S rRNA gene, type strain DSM 12512AM1815061345ena300020

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Microbacterium maritypicum strain DSM 12512300020.7wgspatric300020
67770Microbacterium maritypicum DSM 12512GCA_008868125contigncbi300020
66792uncultured bacterium MTG243_bin.61.faGCA_934875675scaffoldpatric77133

GC content

  • @ref: 4757
  • GC-content: 71.6

External links

@ref: 4757

culture collection no.: DSM 12512, ATCC 19260, IFO 15779, NBRC 15779, NCIMB 1050, NRRL B-24223, JCM 11570, CECT 578, CIP 105733, IAM 15190, LMG 8374, NCIMB 559, NCMB 1050, NCMB 665, NCMB 689, VKM Ac-2079, VKM B-1170, VTT E-072693

straininfo link



Phylogeny9734054Proposal of six new species in the genus Microbacterium and transfer of Flavobacterium marinotypicum ZoBell and Upham to the genus Microbacterium as Microbacterium maritypicum comb. nov.Takeuchi M, Hatano KInt J Syst Bacteriol10.1099/00207713-48-3-9731998Actinomycetales/chemistry/*classification/genetics, DNA, Bacterial/analysis, Flavobacterium/*classification, Nucleic Acid Hybridization
Genetics10217728A novel monoacyldiglycosyl-monoacylglycerol from Flavobacterium marinotypicum.Yagi H, Maruyama AJ Nat Prod10.1021/np98042801999Carbohydrate Sequence, Flavobacterium/*chemistry, Glycolipids/*chemistry, Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Molecular Sequence Data, Spectrometry, Mass, Fast Atom Bombardment
Phylogeny33263510Microbacterium algeriense sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from Algerian oil production waters.Lenchi N, Anzil A, Servais P, Kebbouche-Gana S, Gana ML, Lliros MInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijsem.0.0044342020Algeria, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids/chemistry, Glycolipids/chemistry, Microbacterium/*classification/isolation & purification, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Oil and Gas Fields/*microbiology, Phospholipids/chemistry, *Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Vitamin K 2/chemistry, WaterTranscriptome


4757Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 12512)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-12512
18368Wink, J.http://www.dsmz.de/microorganisms/wink_pdf/DSM12512.pdfCompendium of Actinobacteria. HZI-Helmholtz-Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig
20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.10.1099/ijsem.0.004332List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
41714Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/17785
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmannhttps://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomesAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)
67770Curators of the JCMhttps://jcm.brc.riken.jp/en/
68379Automatically annotated from API Coryne
68382Automatically annotated from API zym
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.https://microbeatlas.org/MicrobeAtlas 1.0 beta
69480Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmannhttps://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomesPredictions based on genome sequence made in the Diaspora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)