Methanimicrococcus blatticola Sprenger et al. (ATCC® BAA-276)

Strain Designations: DSM 13328 [PA]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Methanomicrococcus blatticola Sprenger et al.
Strain Designations DSM 13328 [PA]
Reduces methanol
Reduces methylamine methylammonium
Amsterdam Netherlands
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 (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2283: Methanomicrococcus medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% H2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor DSMZ
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSMZ<<--J.T. Keltjens
Amsterdam Netherlands

Sprenger WW, et al. Methanomicrococcus blatticola gen. nov. sp. nov., a methanol- and methylamine-reducing methanogen from the hindgut of the cockroach Periplaneta americana. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 1989-1999, 2000. PubMed: 11155972

type strain

hindgut of a female cockroach, Periplaneta americana var. Amsterdam, Amsterdam

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ238002 Methanomicrococcus blatticolus 16S rRNA gene.

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