Thermobaculum terrenum (ATCC® BAA-798)

Strain Designations: YNP1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations YNP1
Wyoming, United States
isolation date: June, 1998
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


Type Strain yes (Timothy R McDermott, personal communication)
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1981: M-R2A medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 55.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor TR McDermott
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Wyoming, United States
isolation date: June, 1998
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park
Year of Origin 1998

geothermally heated soil, located near the confluence of Rabbit Creek and Firehole River, Yellowstone National Park

Timothy R McDermott, personal communication

Timothy R McDermott, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF391972 Thermal soil bacterium YNP1 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABUX01000000 Thermobaculum terrenum ATCC BAA-798, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • This material is distributed for scientific and educational research purposes only and is part of the National Park Service Special Collection. A signed National Park Service MTA is both required prior to shipment to customers proposing a non-commercial use. A separate agreement is required from the National Park Service for customers proposing a commercial use.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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