Methanosarcina mazei (Barker) Mah and Kuhn (ATCC® 43340)

Strain Designations: C16 [DSM 3318]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Methanococcus frisius Blotevogel et al.
Strain Designations C16 [DSM 3318]
Application
Biotechnology
Isolation
Shoal mud, West Germany
Type Strain yes (type strain of Methanococcus frisius)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain of Methanococcus frisius)
Comments
Taxonomy
Medium ATCC® Medium 1439: Methanogenium medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% H2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor KH Blotevogel
Isolation
Shoal mud, West Germany
References

Blotevogel KH, Fischer U. Transfer of Methanococcus frisius to the genus Methanosarcina as Methanosarcina frisia comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 91-92, 1989.

Blotevogel KH, et al. Methanococcus frisius sp.nov., a new methylotrophic marine methanogen. Can. J. Microbiol. 32: 127-131, 1986.

. Validation list no. 22. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 573-576, 1986.

Maestrojuan GM, et al. Taxonomy and halotolerance of mesophilic Methanosarcina strains, assignment of strains to species, and synonymy of Methanosarcina mazei and Methanosarcina frisia. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 561-567, 1992.

type strain of Methanococcus frisius

type strain of Methanococcus frisius

type strain of Methanococcus frisius

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