Geobacter metallireducens Lovley et al. (ATCC® 53774)

Strain Designations: GS-15 [DSM 7210]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations GS-15 [DSM 7210]
Sediment, freshwater, Maryland, USA
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
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

Geobacter metallireducens GS-15, complete genome

Type Strain yes
Reduction of iron and accumulation of magnetite
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1768: Geobacter metallireducens medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-20% CO2
Name of Depositor U.S. Geological Survey
Special Collection ATCC
Sediment, freshwater, Maryland, USA

Lovley DR, et al. Anaerobic production of magnetite by a dissimilatory iron-reducing microorganism. Nature 330: 252-254, 1987.

Lovley DR, et al. Geobacter metallireducens gen. nov. sp. nov., a microorganism capable of coupling the complete oxidation of organic compounds to the reduction of iron and other metals. Arch. Microbiol. 159: 336-344, 1993. PubMed: 8387263

Lovley DR, Phillips EJ. Novel mode of microbial energy metabolism: Organic carbon oxidation coupled to dissimilatory reduction of iron or manganese. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 54: 1472-1480, 1988.

Validation list no. 54. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 619-620, 1995.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : GBCRGD Geobacter metallireducens 16S ribosomal RNA gene

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000148 Geobacter metallireducens GS-15, complete genome

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