Calderomonas acidophila (ATCC® BAA-936)

Strain Designations: Pd55  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Pd55
Oxidizes hydrogen
Reduces sulfur
Thermal vent
isolation date: December, 2003
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 (Ken Takai, personal communication)
Medium Calderomonas acidophila
Growth Conditions
Atmosphere: hydrogen (H2), 80%; carbon dioxide (CO2), 20%
Temperature: 50.0°C
Name of Depositor K Takai
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Thermal vent
isolation date: December, 2003
Year of Origin 2003

deep-sea hydrothermal vent, TOTO Caldera, Mariana Volcanic Arc

Ken Takai, personal communication

Ken Takai, personal communication

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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