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
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)
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

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U85964 16S rRNA sequence

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