Thermotoga maritima Huber et al. (ATCC® 43589)

Strain Designations: DSM 3109 [MSB8]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 3109 [MSB8]
Anaerobic marine mud, Vulcano Island, Italy, 1982
Type Strain yes (type strain)
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Thermotoga maritima MSB8, complete genome

Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2114: Thermotoga medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 70°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DSMZ
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- DSMZ <-- KO Stetter
Anaerobic marine mud, Vulcano Island, Italy, 1982
Year of Origin 1982

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

Nelson KE. Evidence for lateral gene transfer between Archaea and Bacteria from genome sequence of Thermotoga maritima. Nature 399: 323-329, 1999. PubMed: 10360571

Huber R, et al. Thermotoga maritima sp. nov. represents a new genus of unique extremely thermophilic eubacteria growing up to 90 degrees C. Arch. Microbiol. 144: 324-333, 1986.

type strain

DSMZ, personal communication

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type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE000512 Thermotoga maritima MSB8, complete genome

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