Desulfovibrio desulfuricans subsp. desulfuricans (Beijerinck) Kluyver and van Niel (ATCC® 29577)

Strain Designations: NCIB 8307 [Essex 6]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations NCIB 8307 [Essex 6]
Tar-sand mixture in waterlogged clay, United Kingdom
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1249: Modified Baar's medium for sulfate reducers
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor NCIMB
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCIMB <-- M.E. Adams Essex 6
Tar-sand mixture in waterlogged clay, United Kingdom

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X59438 Desulfovibrio desulfuricans gene for flavodoxin.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF127653 Desulfovibrio desulfuricans hmc operon, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY015495 Desulfovibrio desulfuricans subsp. desulfuricans dissimilatory sulfite reductase subunit A (dsrA) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M34113 D.desulfuricans 16S ribosomal RNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF192153 Desulfovibrio desulfuricans subsp. desulfuricans strain Essex 6 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence

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