Geothermobacter ehrlichii Kashefi et al. (ATCC® BAA-635)

Strain Designations: SS015 [DSM 15274]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations SS015 [DSM 15274]
Thermal vent, 1999
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2491: Geothermobacter ehrlichii Medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 50°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2 - 20% CO2
Name of Depositor K Kashefi
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Thermal vent, 1999
Year of Origin 1999

diffuse-flow vent samples, Bag City hydrothermal vent system of Axial Seamount, a submerged volcano on the Juan de Fuca Ridge axis [approximately 300 miles west of Cannon Beach, Oregon, at a depth of 2,500 meters]

Kashefi K, et al. Thermophily in the Geobacteraceae: Geothermobacter ehrlichii gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic member of the Geobacteraceae from the "Bag City" hydrothermal vent. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69: 2985-2993, 2003. PubMed: 12732575

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY155599 Geothermobacter ehrlichii 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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