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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 8201

Type strain: Yes

Species: Psychrobacter namhaensis

Strain Designation: SW-242

Strain history: <- JH Yoon, KRIBB

NCBI tax ID(s): 292734 (species)

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BacDive-ID: 8201

DSM-Number: 16330

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

description: Psychrobacter namhaensis SW-242 is an anaerobe, mesophilic, Gram-negative bacterium that was isolated from sea water.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 292734
  • Matching level: species

strain history

doi: 10.13145/bacdive8201.20221219.7.1

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 namhaensis
  • full scientific name: Psychrobacter namhaensis Yoon et al. 2005

@ref: 6372

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Gammaproteobacteria

order: Pseudomonadales

family: Moraxellaceae

genus: Psychrobacter

species: Psychrobacter namhaensis

full scientific name: Psychrobacter namhaensis Yoon et al. 2005

strain designation: SW-242

type strain: yes


cell morphology

@refgram staincell lengthcell widthcell shapemotilityconfidence
31395negative2 µm1.1 µmcoccus-shapedno


  • @ref: 31395
  • production: no

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

6372BACTO 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
34973Marine 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

spore formation

@refspore formationconfidence


@refsaltgrowthtested relationconcentrationhalophily levelconfidence
31395NaClpositivegrowth0-13 %
31395NaClpositiveoptimum2.5 %

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
3139530089acetate+carbon source
3139522599arabinose+carbon source
3139517057cellobiose+carbon source
3139528260galactose+carbon source
3139517234glucose+carbon source
3139517716lactose+carbon source
3139525115malate+carbon source
3139537684mannose+carbon source
3139528053melibiose+carbon source
3139515361pyruvate+carbon source
3139526546rhamnose+carbon source
3139533942ribose+carbon source
3139530031succinate+carbon source
3139553423tween 40+carbon source
3139553426tween 80+carbon source
3139518222xylose+carbon source


31395alkaline phosphatase+
31395cytochrome oxidase+

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typegeographic locationcountryorigin.countrycontinent
6372sea waterSouth SeaRepublic of KoreaKORAsia
67771From seawaterWest seaRepublic of KoreaKORAsia

isolation source categories

  • Cat1: #Environmental
  • Cat2: #Aquatic
  • Cat3: #Marine

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 6372
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 6372
  • description: Psychrobacter namhaensis strain SW-242 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • accession: AY722805
  • length: 1494
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 292734

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Psychrobacter namhaensis DSM 16330GCA_016107545contigncbi292734
66792Psychrobacter namhaensis strain DSM 16330292734.5wgspatric292734
66792Streptococcus pneumoniae SMRU2606GCA_001135885contigpatric1313

GC content

637245.3high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

External links

@ref: 6372

culture collection no.: DSM 16330, KCTC 12255, CIP 108796

straininfo link



Phylogeny15879226Psychrobacter aquimaris sp. nov. and Psychrobacter namhaensis sp. nov., isolated from sea water of the South Sea in Korea.Yoon JH, Lee CH, Yeo SH, Oh TKInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijs.0.63464-02005Base Composition, DNA, Bacterial/chemistry/genetics, DNA, Ribosomal/chemistry/genetics, Fatty Acids/analysis, Genes, rRNA, Gentian Violet, Korea, Molecular Sequence Data, Movement, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Phenazines, Phylogeny, Psychrobacter/*classification/cytology/*isolation & purification/physiology, Quinones/analysis, RNA, Bacterial/genetics, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Seawater/*microbiology, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Sodium Chloride/pharmacology, Temperature, Water MicrobiologyGenetics
Phylogeny19502339Psychrobacter fulvigenes sp. nov., isolated from a marine crustacean from the Sea of Japan.Romanenko LA, Tanaka N, Frolova GM, Mikhailov VVInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijs.0.007195-02009Animals, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, Crustacea/*microbiology, DNA Gyrase/genetics, DNA, Bacterial/analysis, DNA, Ribosomal/analysis, Japan, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Oceans and Seas, Phenotype, Phylogeny, Polymerase Chain Reaction/methods, Psychrobacter/*classification/genetics/*isolation & purification/physiology, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Seawater, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Species SpecificityGenetics


6372Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 16330)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-16330
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
31395Barberan A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N.10.1128/mSphere.00237-17Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information2877604127705
34973Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/6465
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)
67771Curators of the KCTChttps://kctc.kribb.re.kr/En/Kctc
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)