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Geobacter bemidjiensis Nevin et al. (ATCC® BAA-1014)

Strain Designations: Bem [DSM 16622, JCM 12645]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Bem [DSM 16622, JCM 12645]
Reduces iron (ferric, FeIII) ferric iron
Enriched subsurface sediments, Bemidji, MN, USA
By K Nevin, 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 frozen
Storage Conditions -80°C or colder
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (Kelly P Nevin, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1768: Geobacter metallireducens medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic; 80% N2-20% CO2
Name of Depositor KP Nevin
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Enriched subsurface sediments, Bemidji, MN, USA
By K Nevin, 1998
Year of Origin 1998

enriched subsurface sediments from aquifer in Bemidji, MN

Nevin KP, Lovley DR. Potential for nonenzymatic reduction of Fe(III) via electron shuttling in subsurface sediments. Environ. Sci. Technol. 34: 2472-2478, 2000.

Snoeyenbos-West OL, et al. Enrichment of Geobacter Species in Response to Stimulation of Fe(III) Reduction in Sandy Aquifer Sediments. Microb. Ecol. 39: 153, 2000. PubMed: 10833228

Holmes DE, et al. Comparison of 16S rRNA, nifD, recA, gyrB, rpoB and fusA genes within the family Geobacteraceae fam. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 1591-1599, 2004. PubMed: 15388715

Nevin KP, et al. Geobacter bemidjiensis sp. nov. and Geobacter psychrophilus sp. nov., two novel Fe(III)-reducing subsurface isolates. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55: 1667-1674, 2005. PubMed: 16014499

Kelly P Nevin, personal communication

Kelly P Nevin, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY547335 Geobacter bemidjiensis gyrase B (gyrB) gene, partial cds

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY188890 Geobacter bemidjiensis FusA-like (fusA) gene, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY187307 Geobacter bemidjiensis 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY186994 Geobacter grbiciae strain TACPZ gyrase B (gyrB) gene, partial cds

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY186914 Geobacter bemidjiensis RNA polymerase beta subunit (rpoB) gene, partial cds

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY186883 Geobacter bemidjiensis recA pseudogene, partial sequence

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