Methanoculleus bourgensis (Ollivier et al.) Maestrojuan et al. (ATCC® 43281)

Strain Designations: MS2 [DSM 3045]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Methanogenium bourgense Ollivier et al.
Strain Designations MS2 [DSM 3045]
Tannery by-products/sewage sludge digester, France
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 1340: MS medium for methanogens
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% H2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor B Ollivier
Tannery by-products/sewage sludge digester, France

Ollivier BM, et al. Isolation and characterization of Methanogenium bourgense sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 297-301, 1986.

Maestrojuan GM, et al. Transfer of Methanogenium bourgense, Methanogenium marisnigri, Methanogenium olentangyi, and Methanogenium thermophilicum to the genus Methanoculleus gen. nov., emendation of Methanoculleus marisnigri and Methanogenium and description of new strains of Methanoculleus bourgense and Methanoculleus marisnigri. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 40: 117-122, 1990.

Euzeby JP. Taxonomic note: necessary correction of specific and subspecific epithets according to Rules 12c and 13b of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria (1990 Revision). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 1073-1074, 1998.

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