Methanobacterium thermaggregans (ATCC® 43168)

Strain Designations: DSM 3266  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Methanobacterium thermoaggregans Blotevogel and Fischer
Strain Designations DSM 3266
Cattle pasture mud, West Germany
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)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1471: Sludge medium for methanobacteria
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 60.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% H2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSM<<--K.H. Blotevogel
Cattle pasture mud, West Germany

Validation list no. 25. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 220-222, 1988.

Blotevogel KH, Fischer U. Isolation and characterization of a new thermophilic and autotrophic methane producing bacterium Methanobacterium thermoaggregans new species. Arch. Microbiol. 142: 218-222, 1985.

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