Thermococcus sp. (ATCC® 55659)

Strain Designations: AV4  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations AV4
Produces lipase
Produces protease nonstructural protein 3
Guaymas Basin at a depth of 2000 m, Gulf of California, Mexico
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 no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1922: Marine agar or marine broth with sulfur
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 85.0°C
Atmosphere: Under 100% N2
Name of Depositor Diversa
U.S. Patent Number
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
Guaymas Basin at a depth of 2000 m, Gulf of California, Mexico

Stetter KO. Thermococcus AV4 and enzymes produced by the same. US Patent 5,714,373 dated Feb 3 1998

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