Pyrococcus furiosus Fiala and Stetter (ATCC® 43587)

Strain Designations: DSM 3638 [Vc1]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits And Restrictions

View Permits

Strain Designations DSM 3638 [Vc1]
Produces intracellular protease PfpI
Volcanic marine sediment, Italy
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Pyrococcus furiosus DSM 3638, complete genome.

Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1915: Pyrococcus medium (DSM medium 377)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 100.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic; 100% N2
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSM<<--G. Fiala and K. Stetter Vc1
Volcanic marine sediment, Italy

Fiala G, Stetter KO. Pyrococcus furiosus sp. nov. represents a novel genus of marine heterotrophic archaebacteria growing optimally at 100 celsius. Arch. Microbiol. 145: 56-61, 1986.

Validation list no. 22. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 573-576, 1986.

Halio SB, et al. Sequence, expression in Escherichia coli, and analysis of the gene encoding a novel intracellular protease (PfpI) from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus. J. Bacteriol. 178: 2605-2612, 1996. PubMed: 8626329

type strain

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE009950 Pyrococcus furiosus DSM 3638, complete genome.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
Basic Documentation