Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis (ATCC® BAA-2073)

Strain Designations: OB47  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations OB47
Obsidian Pool, Yellowstone National Park, USA
By J Elkins, 2008
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
This culture will also grow in commercially available medium such as peptone yeast extract glucose (PYG) medium.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1698: Clostridium aldrichii medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 70-78°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic; 100% N2 or 80% N2-20% CO2
Name of Depositor J Elkins
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Obsidian Pool, Yellowstone National Park, USA
By J Elkins, 2008
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park
Year of Origin 2008

Hamilton-Brehm SD, et al. Caldicellulosiruptor obsidiansis sp. nov., an anaerobic, extremely thermophilic, cellulolytic bacterium isolated from Obsidian Pool, Yellowstone National Park. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76(4): 1014-1020, 2010. PubMed: 20023107

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : GQ338764 Caldicellulosiruptor sp. OB47 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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