Thauera butanivorans Dubbels et al. ex Takahashi et al. (ATCC® 43655)

Strain Designations: IAM 12574 [BuB-1211, DSM 2080]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas butanovora Takahashi
Strain Designations IAM 12574 [BuB-1211, DSM 2080]
Activated sludge
Type Strain yes
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 yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1581: Mineral Salts with n-Butane
ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: 7% n-butane, 5% CO2, 88% air
Name of Depositor IAM
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- IAM <-- I. Koumura BUB-1211 <-- J. Takahashi
Activated sludge

Takahashi J, et al. Isolation and identification of n-butane-assimilating bacterium. Agric. Biol. Chem. 44: 1835-1840, 1980.

Dubbels BL, Sayavedra-Soto LA, Bottomley PJ, Arp DJ. Thauera butanivorans sp. nov., a C2-C9 alkane-oxidizing bacterium previously referred to as 'Pseudomonas butanovora'. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59(Pt 7): 1576-1578, 2009. PubMed: 19528200

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB021377 Thauera butanivorans gene for 16S rRNA, strain: IAM 12574

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