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
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
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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