To ATCC Valued Customers,

ATCC stands ready to support our customers’ needs during the coronavirus pandemic. Our first job is to listen to and observe what our customers need, and meet those needs with quality products and services. While we are not currently experiencing delays due to this pandemic, we expect that we could see them as the situation evolves. If you experience any issues, please contact ATCC Customer Service at sales@atcc.org. For Technical questions please contact tech@atcc.org. Thank you for your understanding, patience and flexibility as ATCC does everything it can to help reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to our valued customers.
X

Sulfurospirillum arsenophilum Stolz et al. (ATCC® 700056)

Strain Designations: MIT-13 [DSM 10659]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

View Permits

Deposited As Geospirillum arsenophilus
Strain Designations MIT-13 [DSM 10659]
Application
Reduces arsenate
Biotechnology
Isolation
Arsenic-contaminated sediment, Aberjona watershed, Massachusetts
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)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% N2, 20% CO2
Name of Depositor JS Blum
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--JS Blum<<--D. Lovley <<--- D. Ahmann
Isolation
Arsenic-contaminated sediment, Aberjona watershed, Massachusetts
References

Ahmann D, et al. Microbe grows by reducing arsenic. Nature 371: 750, 1994. PubMed: 7935832

Stolz JF, et al. Sulfurospirillum barnesii sp. nov. and Sulfurospirillum arsenophilum sp. nov., new members of the Sulfurospirillum clade of the epsilon Proteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1177-1180, 1999. PubMed: 10425777

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U85964 16S rRNA sequence

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
Basic Documentation