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Pyrodictium abyssi Pley et al. (ATCC® 49828)

Strain Designations: AV2 [DSM 6158]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations AV2 [DSM 6158]
Hydrothermal vent, Guaymas, Mexico
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 frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Archaea, heterotroph
Medium ATCC® Medium 2055: Pyrodictium abyssi medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 105.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor KO Stetter
Hydrothermal vent, Guaymas, Mexico

Deed RW, et al. Validation list no. 39. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 580-581, 1991. PubMed: 1742202

Pley U, et al. Pyrodictium abyssi sp. nov. represents a novel heterotrophic marine archaeal hyperthermophile growing at 110C. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 14: 245-253, 1991.

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