Chrysiogenes arsenatis Macy et al. (ATCC® 700172)

Strain Designations: BAL-1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations BAL-1
Reduces arsenate
Reed bed, Ballarat Goldfields, Australia, 1993
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.

Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Reduces arsenate to arsenite
Medium ATCC® Medium 2139: Chrysiogenes arsenatis medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 28.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor JM Macy
Reed bed, Ballarat Goldfields, Australia, 1993
Year of Origin 1993

Cayol JL, et al. Description of Thermoanaerobacter brockii subsp. lactiethylicus subsp. nov., isolated from a deep subsurface French oil well, a proposal to reclassify Thermoanaerobacter finnii as Thermoanaerobacter brockii subsp. finnii comb. nov., and an emended description of Thermoanaerobacter brockii. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 783-789, 1995.

Macy JM, et al. Chrysiogenes arsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new arsenate-respiring bacterium isolated from gold mine wastewater. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 1153-1157, 1996. PubMed: 8863450

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X81319 16S rRNA sequence

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