Cupriavidus metallidurans (Goris et al.) Vandamme and Coenye (ATCC® 43123)

Strain Designations: CH34 [CIP 107179, DSM 2839, LMG 1195]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Alcaligenes eutrophus Davis
Strain Designations CH34 [CIP 107179, DSM 2839, LMG 1195]
Produces zinc-binding protein
Resistant to cadmium, cobalt, mercury, nickel, and zinc
Sedimentation pond in a zinc factory
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Ralstonia metallidurans CH34, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Mergeay
U.S. Patent Number
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
Sedimentation pond in a zinc factory

Goris J, et al. Classification of metal-resistant bacteria from industrial biotopes as Ralstonia campinensis sp. nov., Ralstonia metallidurans sp. nov. and Ralstonia basilensis Steinle et al.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1773-1782, 2001. PubMed: 11594608

Mergeay M, et al. Alcaligenes eutrophus CH 34 is a facultative chemolithotroph with plasmid-bound resistance to heavy metals. J. Bacteriol. 162: 328-334, 1985. PubMed: 3884593

Remacle J, Vercheval C. A zinc-binding protein in a metal-resistant strain, Alcaligenes eutrophus CH34. Can. J. Microbiol. 37: 875-877, 1991. PubMed: 1777862

Vaneechoutte M, et al. Wautersia gen. nov., a novel genus accommodating the phylogenetic lineage including Ralstonia eutropha and related species, and proposal of Ralstonia [Pseudomonas] syzygii (Roberts et al. 1990) comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 317-327, 2004. PubMed: 15023939

Vandamme P, Coenye T. Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 2285-2289, 2004. PubMed: 15545472

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X58441 Ralstonia sp. CH34 insertion sequence IS1086.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000352 Ralstonia metallidurans CH34, complete genome.

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