Sulfurospirillum arsenophilum Stolz et al. (ATCC® 700056)

Strain Designations: MIT-13 [DSM 10659]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Geospirillum arsenophilus
Strain Designations MIT-13 [DSM 10659]
Reduces arsenate
Arsenic-contaminated sediment, Aberjona watershed, Massachusetts
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% N2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor JS Blum
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--JS Blum<<--D. Lovley <<--- D. Ahmann
Arsenic-contaminated sediment, Aberjona watershed, Massachusetts

Ahmann D, et al. Microbe grows by reducing arsenic. Nature 371: 750, 1994. PubMed: 7935832

Stolz JF, et al. Sulfurospirillum barnesii sp. nov. and Sulfurospirillum arsenophilum sp. nov., new members of the Sulfurospirillum clade of the epsilon Proteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1177-1180, 1999. PubMed: 10425777

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U85964 16S rRNA sequence

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