Desulfovibrio vulgaris Postgate and Campbell (ATCC® 7757)

Strain Designations: C-6 [CT1, IFO 13699, NCIB 8372]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Spirillum desulfuricans
Strain Designations C-6 [CT1, IFO 13699, NCIB 8372]
Assay of antimicrobial preservatives
Bioresistance testing
Produces D(-)-lactate dehydrogenase
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in ASTM Standard Test Method E979-91 where only the taxon is specified.

Formerly known as Desulfovibrio desulfuricans subsp. desulfuricans.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1249: Modified Baar's medium for sulfate reducers
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor RL Starkey

Starkey RL. A study of spore formation and other morphological characteristics of Vibrio desulfuricans. Arch. Mikrobiol. 9: 268-304, 1938.

Czechowski MH, Rossmoore HW. Purification and partial characterization of a D(-)-lactate dehydrogenase from Desulfovibrio desulfuricans (ATCC 7757). J. Ind. Microbiol. 6: 117-122, 1990.

Standard Practice for Evaluating Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluid Bioresistance and Antimicrobial Pesticide. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method E 2275-03E01.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M37314 D.desulfuricans 16S ribosomal rRNA.

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