Geobacter thiogenes (De Wever et al.) Nevin et al. (ATCC® BAA-34)

Strain Designations: K1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Trichlorobacter thiogenes De Wever et al.
Strain Designations K1
Dechlorinates trichloroacetate
Subsoil along Mill Creek, Muskegon County, MI, a Michigan Superfund site, 1997
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2635: Desulfuromonas michiganenesis Medium
Growth Conditions
Atmosphere: nitrogen (N2), 80%; carbon dioxide (CO2), 20%
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor JM Tiedje
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--JM Tiedje<<--J.R. Cole
Subsoil along Mill Creek, Muskegon County, MI, a Michigan Superfund site, 1997
Year of Origin 1997

De Wever H, et al. Reductive dehalogenation of trichloroacetic acid by Trichlorobacter thiogenes gen. nov., sp. nov.. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66: 2297-2301, 2000. PubMed: 10831402

Cole JR, et al. Isolation and characterization of a novel bacterium growing via reductive dehalogenation of 2-chlorophenol. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60: 3536-3542, 1994.

. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1-2, 2001. PubMed: 11211245

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF223382 16S rRNA sequence

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