Geobacter hydrogenophilus Coates et al. (ATCC® 51590)

Strain Designations: H-2 [DSM 13691]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations H-2 [DSM 13691]
Reduces iron (ferric, FeIII) ferric iron
Sediment from a hydrocarbon-contaminated aquifer, Hanahan, SC
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 frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1957: Geobacter medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor JD Coates
Sediment from a hydrocarbon-contaminated aquifer, Hanahan, SC

Coates JD, et al. Geobacter hydrogenophilus, Geobacter chapellei and Geobacter grbiciae, three new, strictly anaerobic, dissimilatory Fe(III)-reducers. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 581-588, 2001. PubMed: 11321104

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U28173 16S rRNA sequence

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