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Flavobacterium denitrificans Horn et al. (ATCC® BAA-842)

Strain Designations: ED5  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations ED5
Produces nitrous oxide
Tissue, animal
Isolation date: November, 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
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 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor A Schramm, J Ihssen
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- A Schramm <-- M Horn <-- J Ihssen
Tissue, animal
Isolation date: November, 1999
Year of Origin 1999

gut wall plus gut content of the earthworm, Aporrectodea caliginosa

Ihssen J, et al. N2O-producing microorganisms in the gut of the earthworm Aporrectodea caliginosa are indicative of ingested soil bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69(3): 1655-1661, 2003. PubMed: 12620856

Horn MA, et al. Dechloromonas denitrificans sp. nov., Flavobacterium denitrificans sp. nov., Paenibacillus anaericanus sp. nov. and Paenibacillus terrae strain MH72, N2O-producing bacteria isolated from the gut of the earthworm Aporrectodea caliginosa. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55(Pt 3): 1255-1265, 2005. PubMed: 15879265

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ318907 Flavobacterium denitrificans partial 16S rRNA gene, type strain ED5T

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