Methanospirillum hungatei corrig. Ferry et al. 1974 (ATCC® 27890)

Strain Designations: JF-1 [DSM 864]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Methanospirillum hungatii Ferry et al.
Strain Designations JF-1 [DSM 864]
Sewage sludge
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

Methanospirillum hungatei JF-1, complete genome

Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2487: MS-OCM Base Medium with 43 mM NaCl and 5 mM sodium acetate
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% H2- 20% CO2; 100% nitrogen if formate is used as the substrate
Name of Depositor JG Ferry
Sewage sludge

Ferry JG, Smith PH, Wolfe RS. Methanospirillum, a new genus of methanogenic bacteria, and characterization of Methanospirillum hungatii sp.nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 24(4): 465-469, 1974

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Ferry JG. Genus II. Methanospirillum Ferry, Smith and Wolfe 1974, 469AL. In: Staley JT, Bryant MP, Pfennig N, Holt JG (eds). Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 1st ed. Baltimore: The Williams & Wilkins Co. 3: 2193-2195, 1989.

Nagar-Anthal KR, et al. The pterin lumazine inhibits growth of methanogens and methane formation. Arch. Microbiol. 166: 136-140, 1996.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY196683 Methanospirillum hungatei 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000254 Methanospirillum hungatei JF-1, complete genome

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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