Thermococcus kodakarensis corrig. Atomi et al. (ATCC® BAA-918)

Strain Designations: KOD1 [JCM 12380]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Thermococcus kodakaraensis
Strain Designations KOD1 [JCM 12380]
Thermal vent,  Kagoshima Japan, March 25, 1993
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Hyperthermophilic archaeon
Medium ATCC® Medium 1942: JCM Medium 161
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 60°C to 100°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-20% CO2
Name of Depositor T Imanaka
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Thermal vent,  Kagoshima Japan, March 25, 1993

solfatara [102 degrees, pH 5.8] on the shore of Kodakara Island, Kagoshima

Morikawa M, et al. Purification and characterization of a thermostable thiol protease from a newly isolated hyperthermophilic Pyrococcus sp. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 60(12): 4559-4566, 1994. PubMed: 7811092

Imanaka T, Atomi H. Catalyzing "hot" reactions: enzymes from hyperthermophilic Archaea. Chem. Rec. 2: 149-163, 2002. PubMed: 12112867

Atomi H, et al. Description of Thermococcus kodakaraensis sp. nov., a well studied hyperthermophilic archaeon previously reported as Pyrococcus sp. KOD1. Archaea. 1(4): 263-267, 2004. PubMed: 15810436

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : PYWKOD1 Thermococcus kodakaraensis genes for 16S rRNA, 23S rRNA, complete and partial sequences