Methanosarcina mazei (Barker) Mah and Kuhn (ATCC® BAA-159D-5)

Strain Designations: Genomic DNA from Methanosarcina mazei strain DSM 3647 [ATCC® BAA-159™]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Genomic DNA from Methanosarcina mazei strain DSM 3647 [ATCC® BAA-159™]
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 dried
Total DNA: At least 5 µg in 1X TE buffer.
OD260/OD280: 1.6 to 2.0
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Methanosarcina mazei strain Goe1, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Comments Genome sequenced strain

This preparation of high molecular weight DNA is appropriate for use in the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)* process and other molecular biology applications.

*The PCR process is covered by patents owned by Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. Use of the PCR process requires a license.
Name of Depositor ATCC
Special Collection DNA

Deppenmeier U, et al. A methyl-CoM methylreductase system from methanogenic bacterium strain Go 1 not requiring ATP for activity. FEBS Lett. 241: 60-64, 1988.

Jussofie A, et al. Methane formation from methanol and molecular hydrogen by protoplasts of new methanogenic isolates and inhibition by dicyclohexylcarbodiimide. Arch. Microbiol. 146: 245-249, 1986.

Maestrojuan GM, et al. Taxonomy and halotolerance of mesophilic Methanosarcina strains, assignment of strains to species, and synonymy of Methanosarcina mazei and Methanosarcina frisia. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 561-567, 1992.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE008384 Methanosarcina mazei strain Goe1, complete genome.

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