Desulfovibrio vulgaris Postgate and Campbell (ATCC® 7757)

Strain Designations: C-6 [CT1, IFO 13699, NCIB 8372]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Spirillum desulfuricans
Strain Designations C-6 [CT1, IFO 13699, NCIB 8372]
Assay of antimicrobial preservatives
Bioresistance testing
Produces D(-)-lactate dehydrogenase
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in ASTM Standard Test Method E979-91 where only the taxon is specified.

Formerly known as Desulfovibrio desulfuricans subsp. desulfuricans.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1249: Modified Baar's medium for sulfate reducers
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor RL Starkey

Starkey RL. A study of spore formation and other morphological characteristics of Vibrio desulfuricans. Arch. Mikrobiol. 9: 268-304, 1938.

Czechowski MH, Rossmoore HW. Purification and partial characterization of a D(-)-lactate dehydrogenase from Desulfovibrio desulfuricans (ATCC 7757). J. Ind. Microbiol. 6: 117-122, 1990.

Standard Practice for Evaluating Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluid Bioresistance and Antimicrobial Pesticide. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method E 2275-03E01.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M37314 D.desulfuricans 16S ribosomal rRNA.

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