Thiovirga sulfuroxydans Ito et al. (ATCC® BAA-1033)

Strain Designations: SO07 [JCM 12417]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations SO07 [JCM 12417]
Oxidizes sulfur
Sapporo Japan
isolation date: November 1, 2002
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 (Tsukasa Ito, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2504: Thiovirga Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor T Ito, K Sugita
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
T Ito
K Sugita
Sapporo Japan
isolation date: November 1, 2002
Year of Origin 2002

microaerophilic wastewater biofilm, wastewater treatment plant, Sapporo, Japan

Tsukasa Ito, personal communication

Ito T, et al. Isolation, characterization, and in situ detection of a novel chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium in wastewater biofilms growing under microaerophilic conditions. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70(5): 3122-3129, 2004. PubMed: 15128575

Ito T, et al. Thiovirga sulfuroxydans gen. nov., sp. nov., a chemolithoautotrophic sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a microaerobic waste-water biofilm. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55(Pt 3): 1059-1064, 2005. PubMed: 15879233

Tsukasa Ito, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB118236 Thiovirga sulfuroxydans gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence

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