Methanospirillum hungatei corrig. Ferry et al. 1974 (ATCC® 27890)

Strain Designations: JF-1 [DSM 864]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Methanospirillum hungatii Ferry et al.
Strain Designations JF-1 [DSM 864]
Sewage sludge
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Methanospirillum hungatei JF-1, complete genome

Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2487: MS-OCM Base Medium with 43 mM NaCl and 5 mM sodium acetate
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic; 80% H2- 20% CO2
Name of Depositor JG Ferry
Sewage sludge

type strain

Ferry JG, Smith PH, Wolfe RS. Methanospirillum, a new genus of methanogenic bacteria, and characterization of Methanospirillum hungatii sp.nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 24(4): 465-469, 1974

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

Ferry JG. Genus II. Methanospirillum Ferry, Smith and Wolfe 1974, 469AL. In: Staley JT, Bryant MP, Pfennig N, Holt JG (eds). Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 1st ed. Baltimore: The Williams & Wilkins Co. 3: 2193-2195, 1989.

Nagar-Anthal KR, et al. The pterin lumazine inhibits growth of methanogens and methane formation. Arch. Microbiol. 166: 136-140, 1996.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY196683 Methanospirillum hungatei 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000254 Methanospirillum hungatei JF-1, complete genome

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