Sulfuricurvum kujiense Kodama and Watanabe (ATCC® BAA-921)

Strain Designations: YK-1 [JCM 11577, MBIC 06352, DSM 16994]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations YK-1 [JCM 11577, MBIC 06352, DSM 16994]
Application
Oxidizes sulfur
Isolation
Equipment
Japan
isolation date: March, 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 freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (Yumiko Kodama, personal communication)
Name of Depositor Y Kodama, K Watanabe
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Isolation
Equipment
Japan
isolation date: March, 1999
Year of Origin 1999
References

Kodama Y, Watanabe K. Isolation and characterization of a sulfur-oxidizing chemolithotroph growing on crude oil under anaerobic conditions. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69: 107-112, 2003. PubMed: 12513984

groundwater from underground crude oil storage cavity designated TK101, Kuji, Iwate

Yumiko Kodama, personal communication

Kodama Y, Watanabe K. Sulfuricurvum kujiense gen. nov., sp. nov., a facultatively anaerobic, chemolithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium isolated from an underground crude-oil storage cavity. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54(Pt 6): 2297-2300, 2004. PubMed: 15545474

Yumiko Kodama, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB053951 Sulfuricurvum kujiense gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP002355 Sulfuricurvum kujiense DSM 16994, complete genome