Desulfitobacterium hafniense Christiansen and Ahring 1996 emend. Niggemyer et al. 2001 (ATCC® 700357)

Strain Designations: PCP-1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Desulfitobacterium frappieri Bouchard et al.
Strain Designations PCP-1
Degrades pentachlorophenol
Strain PCP-1 is the only known anaerobic bacterium able to dechlorinate chlorophenols in ortho, meta, and para positions.
Methanogenic consortium, Quebec, Canada
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2062: Desulfitobacterium frappieri medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor R Beaudet
Methanogenic consortium, Quebec, Canada

Bouchard B, et al. Isolation and characterization of Desulfitobacterium frappieri sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium which reductively dechlorinates pentachlorophenol to 3-chlorophenol. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 1010-1015, 1996. PubMed: 8863430

Niggemyer A, et al. Isolation and characterization of a novel As(V)-reducing bacterium: implications for arsenic mobilization and the genus Desulfitobacterium. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67: 5568-5580, 2001. PubMed: 11722908

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. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55: 1403, 2005. PubMed: 16014457

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