Geobacter lovleyi (ATCC® BAA-1151)

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

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Strain Designations SZ
Dechlorinates polychloroethylenes (PCE)
Reduces iron (ferric, FeIII) ferric iron
Korea, 2003
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Geobacter lovleyi SZ, complete genome.

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Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2635: Desulfuromonas michiganenesis Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor Y Sung
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Korea, 2003
Geographical Isolation Su-Zi Creek
Year of Origin 2003

Sung Youlboong, et al. Geobacter lovleyi sp. nov. Strain SZ, a Novel Metal-Reducing and Tetrachloroethene-Dechlorinating Bacterium.. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72: 2775-2782, 2006.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP001089 Geobacter lovleyi SZ, complete genome.

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