Geodermatophilus obscurus Luedemann (ATCC® 25078)

Strain Designations: D-20  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations D-20
Soil, Amargosa Desert, NV
Type Strain yes (type strain)
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
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 172: N-Z amine with soluble starch and glucose
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor G Luedemann
Soil, Amargosa Desert, NV

Luedemann GM. Geodermatophilus, a new genus of the Dermatophilaceae (Actinomycetales). J. Bacteriol. 96: 1848-1858, 1968. PubMed: 5726312

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ006706 Geodermatophilus obscurus recA gene, partial.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABTU01000000 Geodermatophilus obscurus DSM 43160, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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