Dechloromonas agitata Achenbach et al. (ATCC® 700666)

Strain Designations: CKB [DSM 13637]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations CKB [DSM 13637]
Produces chlorite dismutase
Reduces perchlorate/chlorate
Sediments from waste sludge at a pulp and paper plant, York, PA, 1998
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
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 2106: Dechlorimonas agitatus medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor JD Coates
Sediments from waste sludge at a pulp and paper plant, York, PA, 1998

Achenbach LA, et al. Dechloromonas agitata gen. nov., sp. nov. and Dechlorosoma suillum gen. nov., sp. nov., two novel environmentally dominant (per)chlorate-reducing bacteria and their phylogenetic position. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 527-533, 2001. PubMed: 11321099

Bruce RA, Achenbach LA, Coates JD. Reduction of (per)chlorate by a novel organism isolated from paper mill waste. Environ. Microbiol. 1: 319-329, 1999. PubMed: 11207750

Coated JD, et al. Ubiquity and diversity of dissimilatory (per)chlorate-reducing bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65: 5234-5241, 1999. PubMed: 10583970

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF047462 16S rRNA sequence

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