Geobacter grbiciae Coates et al. (ATCC® BAA-46)

Strain Designations: TACP-5  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations TACP-5
Reduces iron (ferric, FeIII) ferric iron
Sediment, freshwater
isolation date: 1991
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 no
Reference strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2260: Freshwater medium for Geobacter
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% N2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor JD Coates
Sediment, freshwater
isolation date: 1991
Year of Origin 1991

Coates JD, et al. Isolation of Geobacter species from diverse sedimentary environments. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62: 1531-1536, 1996.

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

freshwater aquatic sediment, Potomac River Estuary

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF335183 16S rRNA sequence

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