Thermicanus aegyptius Goessner et al. (ATCC® 700890)

Strain Designations: ET-5b [DSM 12793]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations ET-5b [DSM 12793]
Surface soil from a grassy garden, Hurghada, Egypt, 1999
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
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1490: Modified chopped meat medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 55.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor AS Goessner, HL Drake
Surface soil from a grassy garden, Hurghada, Egypt, 1999
Year of Origin 1999

Gößner AS, et al. Thermicanus aegyptius gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from oxic soil, a fermentative microaerophile that grows commensally with the thermophilic acetogen Moorella thermoacetica. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65: 5124-5133, 1999. PubMed: 10543831

Validation list No. 73. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 423-424, 2000.

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  • 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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