Picrophilus oshimae Schleper et al. (ATCC® 700036)

Strain Designations: KAW 2/2 [DSM 9789]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations KAW 2/2 [DSM 9789]
Dry, hot soil with pH less than 0.5, Hokkaido, Japan
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 2011: Picrophilus medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 58.0°C
Name of Depositor W Zillig
Dry, hot soil with pH less than 0.5, Hokkaido, Japan

Puhler G, et al. Picrophilus oshimae and Picrophilus torridus fam. nov., gen. nov., sp. nov., two species of hyperacidophilic, thermophilic, heterotrophic, aerobic archaea. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 814-816, 1996.

Schleper C, et al. Picrophilus gen. nov., fam. nov.: a novel aerobic, heterotrophic, thermoacidophilic genus and family comprising archaea capable of growth around pH 0. J. Bacteriol. 177: 7050-7059, 1995. PubMed: 8522509

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