Metallosphaera sedula Huber et al. (ATCC® 51363)

Strain Designations: TH2 [DSM 5348]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations TH2 [DSM 5348]
Hot water pond, Piscarelli Solfatara, Naples, Italy
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Metallosphaera sedula DSM 5348, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Bioenergetic responses to thermal and nutritional stresses
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1256: Sulfolobus medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 70°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- DSM <-- K.O. Stetter and G. Huber TH2
Hot water pond, Piscarelli Solfatara, Naples, Italy

Huber G, et al. Metallosphaera sedula gen. and sp. nov. represents a new genus of aerobic, metal-mobilizing, thermoacidophilic archaebacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 12: 38-47, 1989.

Validation list no. 31. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 495-497, 1989.

Peeples TL, Kelly RM. Bioenergetic response of the extreme thermoacidophile Metallosphaera sedula to thermal and nutritional stresses. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 61: 2314-2321, 1995.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000682 Metallosphaera sedula DSM 5348, complete genome.

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