Thermoleophilum album Zarilla and Perry (ATCC® 35264)

Strain Designations: YS-3  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations YS-3
Hot spring
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Growth on long-chain hydrocarbons
Medium ATCC® Medium 1554: Mineral salts (L-salts) for thermophiles
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 55.0°C
Name of Depositor JJ Perry
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Hot spring
United States
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park

Merkel GJ, et al. Isolation of thermophilic bacteria capable of growth solely in long-chain hydrocarbons.. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 3: 81-83, 1978.

Zarilla KA, Perry JJ. Deoxyribonucleic acid homology and other comparisons among obligately thermophilic hydrocarbonoclstic bacteria, with a proposal for Thermoleophilum minutum sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 13-16, 1986.

Zarilla KA, Perry JJ. Thermoleophilum album, new genus new species, a bacterium obligate for thermophily and n-alkane substrates. Arch. Microbiol. 137: 286-290, 1984.

mud from effluent streams near Great Fountain Geyser, Yellowstone National Park

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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