Pyrococcus furiosus Fiala and Stetter (ATCC® 43587)

Strain Designations: DSM 3638 [Vc1]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 3638 [Vc1]
Produces intracellular protease PfpI
Volcanic marine sediment, Italy
Type Strain yes (type strain)
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Pyrococcus furiosus DSM 3638, complete genome.

Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1915: Pyrococcus medium (DSM medium 377)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 100.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic; 100% N2
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSM<<--G. Fiala and K. Stetter Vc1
Volcanic marine sediment, Italy

Fiala G, Stetter KO. Pyrococcus furiosus sp. nov. represents a novel genus of marine heterotrophic archaebacteria growing optimally at 100 celsius. Arch. Microbiol. 145: 56-61, 1986.

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

Halio SB, et al. Sequence, expression in Escherichia coli, and analysis of the gene encoding a novel intracellular protease (PfpI) from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus. J. Bacteriol. 178: 2605-2612, 1996. PubMed: 8626329

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE009950 Pyrococcus furiosus DSM 3638, complete genome.

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