Methanohalophilus mahii Paterek and Smith (ATCC® 35705)

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

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Strain Designations SLP
Lake sediment, Utah
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2485: MH-OCM Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic; 80% H2 - 20% CO2
Name of Depositor JR Paterek
Lake sediment, Utah

Paterek JR, Smith PH. Isolaton and characterization of a halophilic methanogen from Great Salt Lake. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 50: 877-881, 1985.

Paterek JR, Smith PH. Methanohalophilus mahii gen. nov., sp. nov., a methylotrophic halophilic methanogen. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 122-123, 1988.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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