Desulfotomaculum reducens (ATCC® BAA-1160)

Strain Designations: MI-1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations MI-1
Reduces chromium, Cr(IV)
Reduces iron (ferric, FeIII) ferric iron
Reduces manganese, Mn(IV)
Reduces uranium, U(VI)
Sediment, saltwater
California, United States
isolation date: 1997
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

Desulfotomaculum reducens MI-1, complete genome

Type Strain yes
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1249: Modified Baar's medium for sulfate reducers
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor AY Obraztsova
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Sediment, saltwater
California, United States
isolation date: 1997
Geographical Isolation Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Year of Origin 1997

Tebo BM, Obraztsova AY. Sulfate-reducing bacterium grows with Cr(VI), U(VI), Mn(IV), and Fe(III) as electron acceptors. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 162: 193-198, 1998.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U95951 Desulfotomaculum reducens 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000612 Desulfotomaculum reducens MI-1, complete genome

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