Thermococcus siculi Grote et al. (ATCC® BAA-270)

Strain Designations: DSM 12349 [RG-20]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 12349 [RG-20]
Deep-sea hydrothermal vent, Okinawa Trough
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2104: Marine Thermococcus medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 80.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% N2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor DSMZ
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSMZ<<--G. Antranikian
Deep-sea hydrothermal vent, Okinawa Trough

Grote R, et al. Thermococcus siculi sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeon isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent at the Mid-Okinawa Trough. Extremophiles 3: 55-62, 1999. PubMed: 10086845

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB010893 16S rDNA sequence

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