Thiobacter subterraneus (ATCC® BAA-941)

Strain Designations: C55  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations C55
Isolation
Mine
Japan
isolation date: July, 2001
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (Hisako Hirayama, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2672: Modified Wolfe's Mineral Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 45.0°C
Name of Depositor H Hirayama
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Isolation
Mine
Japan
isolation date: July, 2001
Year of Origin 2001
References

subsurface geothermal water in a Japanese gold mine

Hirayama Hisako, et al. Thiobacter subterraneus gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligately chemolithoautotrophic, thermophilic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium from a subsurface hot aquifer. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55: 467-472, 2005.

Hisako Hirayama, personal communication

Hisako Hirayama, personal communication

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