Thermotoga maritima Huber et al. (ATCC® 43589)

Strain Designations: DSM 3109 [MSB8]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 3109 [MSB8]
Anaerobic marine mud, Vulcano Island, Italy, 1982
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

Thermotoga maritima MSB8, complete genome

Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2114: Thermotoga medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 70°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DSMZ
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- DSMZ <-- KO Stetter
Anaerobic marine mud, Vulcano Island, Italy, 1982
Year of Origin 1982

Validation list no. 22. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 573-576, 1986.

Nelson KE. Evidence for lateral gene transfer between Archaea and Bacteria from genome sequence of Thermotoga maritima. Nature 399: 323-329, 1999. PubMed: 10360571

Huber R, et al. Thermotoga maritima sp. nov. represents a new genus of unique extremely thermophilic eubacteria growing up to 90 degrees C. Arch. Microbiol. 144: 324-333, 1986.

type strain

DSMZ, personal communication

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE000512 Thermotoga maritima MSB8, complete genome

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