Geobacillus toebii subsp. decanicus (ATCC® BAA-1004)

Strain Designations: L1 [DSM 17041]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Geobacillus toebii
Strain Designations L1 [DSM 17041]
Compost pile, Naples, Italy, January, 2004
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 2490: Geobacillus tobeii Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 70°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor A Poli, I Romano
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Compost pile, Naples, Italy, January, 2004
Year of Origin 2004

Annarita Poli, personal communication

Poli A, et al. Geobacillus toebii subsp. decanicus subsp. nov., a hydrocarbon-degrading, heavy metal resistant bacterium from hot compost. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 52(4): 223-234, 2006. PubMed: 17116971

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