Thiomicrospira pelophila Kuenen and Veldkamp (ATCC® 27801)

Strain Designations: 4B  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 4B
Estuarine mud
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)
Effect of nutritional conditions
Medium ATCC® Medium 1036: Thiomicrospira medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor JG Kuenen
Estuarine mud

Kuenen JG, Veldkamp H. Effects of organic compounds on growth of chemostat cultures of Thiomicrospira pelophila, Thiobacillus thioparus and Thiobacillus neapolitanus. Arch. Mikrobiol. 94: 173-190, 1973. PubMed: 4591719

Kuenen JG, Veldkamp H. Thiomicrospira pelophila, gen. n., sp. n., a new obligately chemolithotrophic colourless sulfur bacterium. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 38: 241-256, 1972. PubMed: 4561895

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L40809 Thiomicrospira pelophila 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M11535 Thiomicrospira pelophila 5S ribosomal RNA.

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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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