Thermotoga elfii Ravot et al. (ATCC® 51869)

Strain Designations: SEBR 6459 [DSM 9442]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations SEBR 6459 [DSM 9442]
Oil-producing well, Africa
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)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1977: Thermotoga elfii medium
Growth Conditions
Max Temperature: 65.0°C
Min Temperature: 60.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor G Ravot
Oil-producing well, Africa

Ravot G, et al. Thermotoga elfii sp. nov., a novel thermophilic bacterium from an African oil-producing well. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 308-314, 1995. PubMed: 7537064

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