Thermococcus thioreducens (ATCC® BAA-394)

Strain Designations: OGL-20P  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Thermococcus sulfurophilus
Strain Designations OGL-20P
Sediments of Black Smoker, April 2001, Elena Pikuta
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1922: Marine agar or marine broth with sulfur
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 85.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic; 80% N2-20% CO2
Name of Depositor E Pikuta, RB Hoover
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Sediments of Black Smoker, April 2001, Elena Pikuta
Year of Origin 2001

type strain

Pikuta EV, et al. Thermococcus thioreducens sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic, obligately sulfur-reducing archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57(Pt 7): 1612-1618, 2007. PubMed: 17625204

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF394925 Thermococcus thioreducens 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; intergenic spacer and tRNA-Ala gene, complete sequence; and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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