Acetonema longum Kane and Breznak (ATCC® 51454)

Strain Designations: DSM 6540  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 6540
Gut of termite, Pterotermes occidentis, Arizona
Type Strain yes (type strain)
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 freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1249: Modified Baar's medium for sulfate reducers
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSM<<--J. Breznak APO-1
Gut of termite, Pterotermes occidentis, Arizona

Kane MD, Breznak JA. Acetonema longum gen. nov. sp. nov., an H2/CO2 acetogenic bacterium from the termite, Pterotermes occidentis. Arch. Microbiol. 156: 91-98, 1991. PubMed: 1723588

Deed RW, et al. Validation list no. 40. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 191-192, 1992. PubMed: 1736967

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