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Moorella thermoautotrophica (Wiegel et al.) Collins et al. (ATCC® 33924)

Strain Designations: DSM 1974 [JW701/3]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Clostridium thermoautotrophicum Wiegel et al.
Strain Designations DSM 1974 [JW701/3]
Mud and water from hot spring, Yellowstone National Park, United States
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 yes
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 55°C to 60°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DSM
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- DSM <-- J. Wiegel JW 701/3
Mud and water from hot spring, Yellowstone National Park, United States
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park

Wiegel J, et al. Clostridium thermoautotrophicum species Novum, a thermophile producing acetate from molecular hydrogen and carbon dioxide. Curr. Microbiol. 5: 255-260, 1981.

Validation list no. 9. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 384-385, 1982.

Collins MD, et al. The phylogeny of the genus Clostridium: proposal of five new genera and eleven new species combinations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 44: 812-826, 1994. PubMed: 7981107

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  • This material is distributed for scientific and educational research purposes only and is part of the National Park Service Special Collection. A signed National Park Service MTA is both required prior to shipment to customers proposing a non-commercial use. A separate agreement is required from the National Park Service for customers proposing a commercial use.
  • 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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