Bacillus selenitireducens Switzer Blum et al. (ATCC® 700615)

Strain Designations: MLS10  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations MLS10
California, United States
isolation date: 1995
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
Reduces arsenate to arsenite
Reduces sodium selenite
Reduces selenite to elemental selenium
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2100: Bacillus haloalkaliphile medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor JS Blum
California, United States
isolation date: 1995
Geographical Isolation Mono Lake
Year of Origin 1995

Switzer Blum J, et al. Bacillus arsenicoselenatis, sp. nov., and Bacillus selenitireducens, sp. nov.: two haloalkaliphiles from Mono Lake, California that respire oxyanions of selenium and arsenic. Arch. Microbiol. 171: 19-30, 1998. PubMed: 9871015

Validation list no. 80. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 51: 793-794, 2001.

type strain

bottom sediment, Mono Lake

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF064705 16S rRNA sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABHZ01000000 Bacillus selenitireducens MLS10, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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