Dehalococcoides sp. (ATCC® BAA-2098)

Strain Designations: FL2  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations FL2
River sediment, Red Cedar River; Okemos, Michigan, USA
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Growth can best be monitored using real time PCR; see Protocol for quantifying in Related Links.
Medium ATCC® Medium 2760: MOPS Buffered Medium for Dehalococcoides sp.
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24-30°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic; N2-H2 (2-20% H2 in the headspace)
Name of Depositor FE Löffler
River sediment, Red Cedar River; Okemos, Michigan, USA

Moench TT, Zeikus JG. An improved preparation method for a titanium (III) media reductant. J. Microbiol. Methods. 1: 199-202, 1983.

He J, et al. Isolation and characterization of Dehalococcoides sp. strain FL2, a trichloroethene (TCE)- and 1,2-dichloroethene-respiring anaerobe. Environ. Microbiol. 9: 1442-1450, 2005. PubMed: 16104866

Ritalahti KM, et al. Quantitative PCR targeting 16S rRNA and reductive dehalogenase genes simultaneously monitors multiple Dehalococcoides strains. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72(4): 2765-2774, 2006. PubMed: 16597981

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF357918 Dehalococcoides sp. FL2 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence