Meiothermus ruber (Loginova et al.) Nobre et al. (ATCC® 35948)

Strain Designations: 21 [VKMB 1258]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Thermus ruber Loginova et al.
Strain Designations 21 [VKMB 1258]
Produces: carotenoid pigment
Thermal spring, USSR
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
The type strain is incorrectly referred to in Int. J. Syst. B acteriol. 46: 604-606, 1996 as ATCC 37498.
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1432: Potato P-YE thermus medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 60.0°C
Name of Depositor LG Loginova
Thermal spring, USSR

Loginova LG, et al. Thermus ruber, sp. nov., nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 498-499, 1984.

Nobre MF, et al. Transfer of Thermus ruber (Loginova et al. 1984), Thermus silvanus (Tenreiro et al. 1995), and Thermus chliarophilus (Tenreiro et al. 1995) to Meiothermus gen. nov. as Meiothermus ruber comb. nov., Meiothermus silvanus comb. nov., and Meiothermus chliarophilus comb. nov., respectively, and Emendation of the genus Thermus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 604-606, 1996.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X58346 T. ruber 16S ribosomal RNA, part.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z15059 T. ruber gene for 16S rRNA (partial).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABUF01000000 Meiothermus ruber DSM 1279, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.