Methanobacterium alcaliphilum Worakit et al. (ATCC® 43377)

Strain Designations: WeN2 [DSM 3458]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations WeN2 [DSM 3458]
Lake sediment, Egypt
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 frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1617: Sludge medium for methanobacteria (ATCC medium 1471) at pH 7.9
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% H2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor DR Boone
Lake sediment, Egypt

Worakit S, et al. Methanobacterium alcaliphilum sp. nov., an H2-utilizing methanogen that grows at high pH values. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 380-382, 1986.

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