Meiothermus silvanus (Tenreiro et al.) Nobre et al. (ATCC® 700542)

Strain Designations: VI-R2 [DSM 9946]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations VI-R2 [DSM 9946]
Hot spring
Vizela Portugal
isolation date: 1993
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 461: Castenholz TYE medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 50.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor MS da Costa
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--MS da Costa<<--S. Tenreiro
Hot spring
Vizela Portugal
isolation date: 1993
Year of Origin 1993

Tenreiro S, et al. Thermus silvanus sp. nov. and Thermus chliarophilus sp. nov., two new species related to thermus ruber but with lower growth temperatures. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 633-639, 1995. PubMed: 7547281

Nobre MF, et al. Transfer of Thermus ruber (Loginova et al. 1984), Thermus silvanus (Tenreiro et al. 1995), and Thermus chliarophilus (Tenreiro et al. 1995) to Meiothermus gen. nov. as Meiothermus ruber comb. nov., Meiothermus silvanus comb. nov., and Meiothermus chliarophilus comb. nov., respectively, and Emendation of the genus Thermus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 604-606, 1996.

type strain

hot spring, Vizela, northern

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABUG01000000 Meiothermus silvanus DSM 9946, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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