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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 8189

Type strain: Yes

Species: Psychrobacter alimentarius

Strain Designation: JG100

Strain history: <- J.H. Yoon, KRIBB

NCBI tax ID(s): 261164 (species)

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BacDive-ID: 8189

DSM-Number: 16065

keywords: 16S sequence, Bacteria, aerobe, mesophilic, Gram-negative, coccus-shaped

description: Psychrobacter alimentarius JG100 is an aerobe, mesophilic, Gram-negative bacterium that was isolated from traditional Korean fermented seafood.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 261164
  • Matching level: species

strain history

doi: 10.13145/bacdive8189.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/pseudomonadota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Pseudomonadota
  • class: Gammaproteobacteria
  • order: Pseudomonadales
  • family: Moraxellaceae
  • genus: Psychrobacter
  • species: Psychrobacter alimentarius
  • full scientific name: Psychrobacter alimentarius Yoon et al. 2005

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domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Gammaproteobacteria

order: Pseudomonadales

family: Moraxellaceae

genus: Psychrobacter

species: Psychrobacter alimentarius

full scientific name: Psychrobacter alimentarius Yoon et al. 2005

strain designation: JG100

type strain: yes


cell morphology

@refgram staincell widthcell shapemotilityconfidence
31253negative1.7 µmcoccus-shapedno

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

6251BACTO MARINE BROTH (DIFCO 2216) (DSMZ Medium 514)yeshttps://mediadive.dsmz.de/medium/514Name: 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
41667Marine agar (MA)yesDistilled water make up to (1000.000 ml);Marine agar (55.100 g)

culture temp


culture pH


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

@refoxygen tolerance
31253facultative aerobe

spore formation

@refspore formationconfidence


@refsaltgrowthtested relationconcentrationhalophily levelconfidence
31253NaClpositivegrowth0.0-12 %
31253NaClpositiveoptimum2.5 %


67770quinones: Q-8
67771quinones: Q-8

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
3125330089acetate+carbon source
3125322599arabinose+carbon source
3125317057cellobiose+carbon source
3125316947citrate+carbon source
3125328260galactose+carbon source
3125317234glucose+carbon source
3125317716lactose+carbon source
3125325115malate+carbon source
3125337684mannose+carbon source
3125328053melibiose+carbon source
3125315361pyruvate+carbon source
3125326546rhamnose+carbon source
3125333942ribose+carbon source
3125330031succinate+carbon source
3125353423tween 40+carbon source
3125353426tween 80+carbon source
3125318222xylose+carbon source


  • @ref: 31253
  • value: acid phosphatase
  • activity: +
  • ec:

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typecountryorigin.countrycontinent
6251traditional Korean fermented seafoodRepublic of KoreaKORAsia
67770Squid jeotgal, traditional Korean fermented seafoodRepublic of KoreaKORAsia
67771From squid jeotgalRepublic of KoreaKORAsia

isolation source categories

#Engineered#Food production#Seafood
#Engineered#Food production#Fermented


  • @ref: 69479
  • File name: preview.99_4732.png
  • url: https://microbeatlas.org/index.html?action=taxon&taxon_id=90_80;96_193;97_209;98_234;99_4732&stattab=map
  • Last taxonomy: Psychrobacter
  • 16S sequence: AY513645
  • Sequence Identity:
  • Total samples: 1363
  • soil counts: 114
  • aquatic counts: 834
  • animal counts: 378
  • plant counts: 37

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 6251
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 6251
  • description: Psychrobacter alimentarius strain JG-100 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • accession: AY513645
  • length: 1494
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 261164

GC content

6777044high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

External links

@ref: 6251

culture collection no.: DSM 16065, KCTC 12186, JCM 12315

straininfo link



  • topic: Phylogeny
  • Pubmed-ID: 15653872
  • title: Psychrobacter alimentarius sp. nov., isolated from squid jeotgal, a traditional Korean fermented seafood.
  • authors: Yoon JH, Yeo SH, Oh TK, Park YH
  • journal: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
  • DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.63140-0
  • year: 2005
  • mesh: Animals, Base Composition, DNA, Bacterial/analysis, Decapodiformes/*microbiology, Fermentation, Korea, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Phenotype, Phylogeny, Psychrobacter/chemistry/*classification/genetics/*isolation & purification, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Seafood/*microbiology
  • topic2: Genetics


6251Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 16065)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-16065
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
31253Barberan A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N.10.1128/mSphere.00237-17Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information2877604127576
41667Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/34596
67770Curators of the JCMhttps://jcm.brc.riken.jp/en/
67771Curators of the KCTChttps://kctc.kribb.re.kr/En/Kctc
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)