Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus (Zeikus and Wolfe) Wasserfallen et al. (ATCC® 29096)

Strain Designations: Delta-H [DSM 1053, JCM 10044, OCM 143, VKM B-1908]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum Zeikus and Wolfe
Strain Designations Delta-H [DSM 1053, JCM 10044, OCM 143, VKM B-1908]
Application
Produces coenzyme F420
Produces factor 420 7,8-didemethyl-8-hydroxy-5-deazariboflavin
Biotechnology
Isolation
Sewage sludge
Type Strain yes RefSkerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980. , RefWasserfallen A, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of 18 thermophilic Methanobacterium isolates supports the proposals to create a new genus, Methanothermobacter gen. nov., and to reclassify several isolates in three species, Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus comb. nov., Methanothermobacter wolfeii comb. nov., and Methanothermobacter marburgensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 43-53, 2000. PubMed: 10826786, (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus str. Delta H, complete genome.

Type Strain yes RefSkerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980. , RefWasserfallen A, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of 18 thermophilic Methanobacterium isolates supports the proposals to create a new genus, Methanothermobacter gen. nov., and to reclassify several isolates in three species, Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus comb. nov., Methanothermobacter wolfeii comb. nov., and Methanothermobacter marburgensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 43-53, 2000. PubMed: 10826786, (type strain)
Comments
Tetrahydromethanopterin-dependent methanogenesis from non-physiological C1 donors
Genome sequenced strain
Medium Medium 2133: OSU967
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 65.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% H2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor JG Zeikus
Chain of Custody
J G Zeikus
Isolation
Sewage sludge
References

Kern R, et al. Isolation and structural identification of a chromophoric coenzyme F420 fragment from culture fluid of Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum. Arch. Microbiol. 136: 191-193, 1983.

Escalante-Semerena JC, Wolfe RS. Tetrahydromethanopterin-dependent methanogenesis from non-physiological C1 donors in Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum. J. Bacteriol. 161: 696-701, 1985. PubMed: 3838170

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

Wasserfallen A, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of 18 thermophilic Methanobacterium isolates supports the proposals to create a new genus, Methanothermobacter gen. nov., and to reclassify several isolates in three species, Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus comb. nov., Methanothermobacter wolfeii comb. nov., and Methanothermobacter marburgensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 43-53, 2000. PubMed: 10826786

type strain

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

Wasserfallen A, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of 18 thermophilic Methanobacterium isolates supports the proposals to create a new genus, Methanothermobacter gen. nov., and to reclassify several isolates in three species, Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus comb. nov., Methanothermobacter wolfeii comb. nov., and Methanothermobacter marburgensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 43-53, 2000. PubMed: 10826786

type strain

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

Wasserfallen A, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of 18 thermophilic Methanobacterium isolates supports the proposals to create a new genus, Methanothermobacter gen. nov., and to reclassify several isolates in three species, Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus comb. nov., Methanothermobacter wolfeii comb. nov., and Methanothermobacter marburgensis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 43-53, 2000. PubMed: 10826786

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE000666 Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus str. Delta H, complete genome.