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Sulfurospirillum barnesii Stolz et al. (ATCC® 700032)

Strain Designations: SES-3 [DSM 10660]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Geospirillum barnesii
Strain Designations SES-3 [DSM 10660]
Reduces arsenate
Reduces selenic acid selenate
Selenate-contaminated freshwater marsh sediment, Massie Slough, NV
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)
Reduction of heavy metals and other electron acceptors
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% N2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor RS Oremland
Selenate-contaminated freshwater marsh sediment, Massie Slough, NV

Dowdle P, et al. Isolation, grwoth, and metabolism of an obligately anaerobic, selenate-respiring bacterium, strain SES-3. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60: 3011-3019, 1994.

Lovley DR, et al. Growth of strain SES-3 with arsenate and other diverse electron acceptors. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 61: 3556-3561, 1995.

Stolz JF, et al. Sulfurospirillum barnesii sp. nov. and Sulfurospirillum arsenophilum sp. nov., new members of the Sulfurospirillum clade of the epsilon Proteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1177-1180, 1999. PubMed: 10425777

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type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF038843 16S rRNA sequence

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