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Thauera butanivorans Dubbels et al. ex Takahashi et al. (ATCC® 43655)

Strain Designations: IAM 12574 [BuB-1211, DSM 2080]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas butanovora Takahashi
Strain Designations IAM 12574 [BuB-1211, DSM 2080]
Activated sludge
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 1581: Mineral Salts with n-Butane
ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: 7% n-butane, 5% CO2, 88% air
Name of Depositor IAM
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- IAM <-- I. Koumura BUB-1211 <-- J. Takahashi
Activated sludge

Takahashi J, et al. Isolation and identification of n-butane-assimilating bacterium. Agric. Biol. Chem. 44: 1835-1840, 1980.

Dubbels BL, Sayavedra-Soto LA, Bottomley PJ, Arp DJ. Thauera butanivorans sp. nov., a C2-C9 alkane-oxidizing bacterium previously referred to as 'Pseudomonas butanovora'. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59(Pt 7): 1576-1578, 2009. PubMed: 19528200

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB021377 Thauera butanivorans gene for 16S rRNA, strain: IAM 12574

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