Sulfolobus shibatae Grogan et al. (ATCC® 51178)

Strain Designations: DSM 5389  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 5389
Geothermal mud hole, Beppu, Kiushu Island, Japan
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1853: Sulfolobus shibatae medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 70.0°C
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSM<<--D.W. Grogan <<--- W. Zillig B12
Geothermal mud hole, Beppu, Kiushu Island, Japan

Grogan D, et al. Isolate B12, which harbours a virus-like element, represents a new species of the archaebacterial genus Sulfolobus, Sulfolobus shibatae, sp. nov.. Arch. Microbiol. 154: 594-599, 1990. PubMed: 1703758

Validation list no. 38. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 456-458, 1991.

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