Desulfotomaculum nigrificans (Werkman and Weaver) Campbell and Postgate (ATCC® 19858)

Strain Designations: NCIB 8395 [Delft 74]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Clostridium nigrificans Werkman and Weaver
Strain Designations NCIB 8395 [Delft 74]
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
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1249: Modified Baar's medium for sulfate reducers
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 45°C to 55°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor NCIMB
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCIMB <-- KR Butlin (Desulfovibrio desulfuricans) <-- J Senez <-- RL Starkey

Frank HA, et al. Studies on the thermophilic sulfate reducing bacteria. I. Identification of Sporovibrio desulfuricans as Clostridium nigrificans. J. Bacteriol. 73: 516-521, 1957. PubMed: 13428685

Starkey RL. A study of spore formation and other morphological characteristics of Vibrio desulfuricans. Arch. Mikrobiol. 9: 268-304, 1938.

J. Bacteriol. 85: 1315-1318, 1963.

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : A30643 Sulphate-reducing bacteria ATCC 19858 16S rRNA region.

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