Desulfonispora thiosulfatigenes Denger et al. (ATCC® 700533)

Strain Designations: GKNTAU [DSM 11270, LK]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Unidentified bacterium
Strain Designations GKNTAU [DSM 11270, LK]
Ferments taurine
Rhine river basin, upstream of the sewage works in Konstanz, Germany, 1996
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 freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2188: Modified VWN medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Under 100% N2
Name of Depositor Universitat Konstanz
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--Universitat Konstanz<<--K. Denger
Rhine river basin, upstream of the sewage works in Konstanz, Germany, 1996
Year of Origin 1996

Denger K, et al. Thiosulfate as a metabolic product: the bacterial fermentation of taurine. Arch. Microbiol. 168: 297-301, 1997. PubMed: 9297467

Denger K, et al. Desulfonispora thiosulfatigenes gen. nov., sp. nov., a taurine- fermenting, thiosulfate-producing anaerobic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1599-1603, 1999. PubMed: 10555341

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y18214 16S rDNA sequence

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