Methanosarcina mazei (Barker) Mah and Kuhn (ATCC® 43572)

Strain Designations: S-6  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations S-6
Isolation Mesophilic digester
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
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2467: MS - OCM Base Medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% H2-20% CO2
Name of Depositor DR Boone, RA Mah
Isolation Mesophilic digester

Mah RA and Duhn DA. Transfer of the type species of the genus Methanococcus to the genus Methanosarcina, naming it Methanosarcina mazei (Barker 1936) comb. nov. et emend. and conservation of the genus Methanococcus (Approved Lists 1980) with Methanococcus vannielii (Approved Lists 1980) as the type species. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 34: 263-265, 1984.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ012095 Methanosarcina mazei 16S rRNA gene, strain DSM 2053 (T).

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