Caldicellulosiruptor kristjanssonii Bredholt et al. (ATCC® 700853)

Strain Designations: DSM 12137 [I77R1B]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 12137 [I77R1B]
Degrades cellulose
Biomat in a slightly alkaline hot spring, Iceland, 1994
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Antibiotic Resistance
Sensitive to chloramphenicol
Sensitive to neomycin
Sensitive to penicillin
Sensitive to streptomycin
Sensitive to tetracycline
Sensitive to vancomycin
Medium Medium 2172: BA medium (DSM 671)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 70.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DSMZ
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSMZ<<--J. Sonne-Hansen <<-- S. Bredholt
Biomat in a slightly alkaline hot spring, Iceland, 1994
Year of Origin 1994

Bredholt S, et al. Caldicellulosiruptor kristjanssonii sp. nov., a cellulolytic, extremely thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 991-996, 1999. PubMed: 10425755

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ004811 16S rRNA sequence

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