Thermus oshimai Williams et al. (ATCC® 700435)

Strain Designations: NCIMB 13400 [SPS17]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

View Permits

Strain Designations NCIMB 13400 [SPS17]
Genomic analysis
Hot spring
Sao Pedro do Sul Portugal
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.

Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Harbors small and large plasmids
Medium ATCC® Medium 461: Castenholz TYE medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 55.0°C
Name of Depositor NCIMB
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--NCIMB<<--M.S. da Costa SPS17
Hot spring
Sao Pedro do Sul Portugal

Williams RA, et al. Thermus oshimai sp. nov., isolated from hot springs in Portugal, Iceland, and the Azores, and comment on the concept of a limited geographical distribution of Thermus species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 403-408, 1996. PubMed: 8934898

Moreira LM, et al. Comparative genomic analysis of isolates belonging to the six species of the genus Thermus using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and ribotyping. Arch. Microbiol. 168: 92-101, 1997. PubMed: 9238100

Moreira LM, Sa-Correia I. Megaplasmids in Thermus oshimai isolates from two widely separated geographical areas: restriction fragment profiling and DNA homology. Arch. Microbiol. 168: 473-479, 1997. PubMed: 9385138

type strain

hot spring, Sao Pedro do Sul

type strain

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