Desulfomonile tiedjei DeWeerd et al. (ATCC® 49306)

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

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Strain Designations DCB-1
Degrades 3-chlorobenzoic acid 3-chlorobenzoate, m-chlorobenzoate
Dehalogenation of halobenzoates
Sewage sludge, Michigan
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Carbon dioxide-fixation
H2 consumption, dehalogenation and sulfur reduction
Medium ATCC® Medium 1690: Desulfomonile tiedjei medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor KA DeWeerd
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- KA DeWeerd <-- J.M. Tiedje <-- D.R. Shelton
Sewage sludge, Michigan

Shelton DR, Tiedje JM. Isolation and partial characterization of bacteria in an anaerobic consortium that mineralizes 3-chlorobenzoic acid. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 48: 840-848, 1984.

Stevens TO, et al. Physiological characterization of strain DCB-1, a unique dehalogenating sulfidogenic bacterium. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 54: 2938-2943, 1988. PubMed: 3223760

Stevens TO, Tiedje JM. Carbon dioxide fixation and mixotrophic metabolism by strain DCB-1, a dehalogenating anaerobic bacterium. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 54: 2944-2948, 1988. PubMed: 3146946

DeWeerd KA, Suflita JM. Anaerobic aryl reductive dehalogenation of halobenzoates by cell extracts of ``Desulfomonile tiedjei.''. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 56: 2999-3005, 1990.

DeWeerd KA, et al. Desulfomonile tiedjei gen. nov. and sp. nov., a novel anaerobic, dehalogenating, sulfate-reducing bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 154: 23-30, 1990.

Validation list no. 36. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 178-179, 1991.

DeWeerd KA, et al. Relationship between hydrogen consumption, dehalogenation, and the reduction of sulfur oxyanions by Desulfomonile tiedjei. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 57: 1929-1934, 1991. PubMed: 1892383

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M26635 D.tiedjei small subunit ribosomal RNA.

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