Methanoculleus thermophilus (Rivard and Smith) Maestrojuan et al. (ATCC® 33837)

Strain Designations: CR-1 [DSM 2373]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Methanogenium thermophilicum Rivard and Smith
Strain Designations CR-1 [DSM 2373]
Sediment under nuclear power plant, Crystal River, Florida
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1442: Methanoculleus thermophilicus medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 55.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% H2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor CJ Rivard
Sediment under nuclear power plant, Crystal River, Florida

Rivard CJ, Smith PH. Isolation and characterization of a thermophilic marine methanogenic bacterium, Methanogenium thermophilicum sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 430-436, 1982.

Maestrojuan GM, et al. Transfer of Methanogenium bourgense, Methanogenium marisnigri, Methanogenium olentangyi, and Methanogenium thermophilicum to the genus Methanoculleus gen. nov., emendation of Methanoculleus marisnigri and Methanogenium and description of new strains of Methanoculleus bourgense and Methanoculleus marisnigri. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 40: 117-122, 1990.

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