Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus (Zeikus and Wolfe) Wasserfallen et al. (ATCC® 35610)

Strain Designations: YTB  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum Zeikus and Wolfe
Strain Designations YTB
Hot spring
United States
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1045: Methanobacteria medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 60.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% H2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor JG Zeikus
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Hot spring
United States
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park

Zeikus JG, et al. Microbiology of methanogenesis in thermal, volcanic environments. J. Bacteriol. 143: 432-440, 1980. PubMed: 7400098

thermal spring, Yellowstone National Park