Thermococcus profundus Kobayashi et al. (ATCC® 51592)

Strain Designations: JCM 9378 [DT5432]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations JCM 9378 [DT5432]
Produces extracellular amylase S
Deep-sea hydrothermal vent
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 1942: JCM Medium 161
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 80.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor JCM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--JCM<<--T. Kobayashi DT5432
Deep-sea hydrothermal vent

Validation list no. 53. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 418-419, 1995.

Kobayashi T, et al. Thermococcus profundus sp.nov., a new hyperthermophilic archaeon isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 17: 232-236, 1994.

Chung YC, et al. Purification and properties of extracellular amylase from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Thermococcus profundus DT54432. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 61: 1502-1506, 1995.

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