Metallosphaera sedula Huber et al. (ATCC® 51363)

Strain Designations: TH2 [DSM 5348]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations TH2 [DSM 5348]
Hot water pond, Piscarelli Solfatara, Naples, Italy
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Metallosphaera sedula DSM 5348, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Bioenergetic responses to thermal and nutritional stresses
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1256: Sulfolobus medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 70°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- DSM <-- K.O. Stetter and G. Huber TH2
Hot water pond, Piscarelli Solfatara, Naples, Italy

Huber G, et al. Metallosphaera sedula gen. and sp. nov. represents a new genus of aerobic, metal-mobilizing, thermoacidophilic archaebacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 12: 38-47, 1989.

Validation list no. 31. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 495-497, 1989.

Peeples TL, Kelly RM. Bioenergetic response of the extreme thermoacidophile Metallosphaera sedula to thermal and nutritional stresses. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 61: 2314-2321, 1995.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000682 Metallosphaera sedula DSM 5348, complete genome.

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