Deinococcus radiodurans (ex Raj et al.) Brooks and Murray (ATCC® BAA-816)

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

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Strain Designations USUHS (genome sequencing strain)
Animal-derived foodstuff
isolation date: 1956
Type Strain no
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 123: TGY medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor MJ Daly
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
M J Daly
K W Minton
B E Mosley
Animal-derived foodstuff
isolation date: 1956
Year of Origin 1956

White O, et al. Genome sequence of the radioresistant bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans R1. Science 286: 1571-1577, 1999. PubMed: 10567266

genome sequencing strain

irradiated canned meat

. Corrections and Clarifications: See Reports:. Science 303: 766, 2004.

genome sequencing strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE000513 Deinococcus radiodurans R1 chromosome 1, complete sequence.

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