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
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
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 ATCC® 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

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ004811 16S rRNA sequence

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