Thermolithobacter ferrireducens Sokolova et al. (ATCC® 700985)

Strain Designations: JW/KA-2 [DSM 13639]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Ferribacter thermautotrophicus
Strain Designations JW/KA-2 [DSM 13639]
Soil, Yellowstone National Park, USA
By J Hanel and J Wiegel, 1999
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 yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2200: AQDS medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 70.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic; 80% H2-20% CO2
Name of Depositor J Wiegel
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Soil, Yellowstone National Park, USA
By J Hanel and J Wiegel, 1999
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park
Year of Origin 1999

Sokolova T, et al. Novel chemolithotrophic, thermophilic, anaerobic bacteria Thermolithobacter ferrireducens gen. nov., sp. nov. and Thermolithobacter carboxydivorans sp. nov. Extremophiles. 11(1): 145-157, 2007. PubMed: 17021657

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF282254 Thermolithobacter ferrireducens strain JW/KA-2 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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