Geothermobacter ehrlichii Kashefi et al. (ATCC® BAA-635)

Strain Designations: SS015 [DSM 15274]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations SS015 [DSM 15274]
Thermal vent, 1999
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2491: Geothermobacter ehrlichii Medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 50°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2 - 20% CO2
Name of Depositor K Kashefi
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Thermal vent, 1999
Year of Origin 1999

diffuse-flow vent samples, Bag City hydrothermal vent system of Axial Seamount, a submerged volcano on the Juan de Fuca Ridge axis [approximately 300 miles west of Cannon Beach, Oregon, at a depth of 2,500 meters]

Kashefi K, et al. Thermophily in the Geobacteraceae: Geothermobacter ehrlichii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic member of the Geobacteraceae from the "Bag City" hydrothermal vent. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69: 2985-2993, 2003. PubMed: 12732575

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY155599 Geothermobacter ehrlichii 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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