Mariprofundus ferrooxydans Emerson et al. (ATCC® BAA-1020)

Strain Designations: PV-1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations PV-1
Isolation Thermal vent sample, Loihi Seamount, Hawaiian Archipelago, 1996
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (David Emerson, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2991: Iron Oxidizer Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Microaerophilic
Name of Depositor D Emerson
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Isolation Thermal vent sample, Loihi Seamount, Hawaiian Archipelago, 1996
Year of Origin 1996

Emerson D, Moyer CL. Neutrophilic Fe-oxidizing bacteria are abundant at the Loihi Seamount hydrothermal vents and play a major role in Fe oxide deposition. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 68: 3085-3093, 2002. PubMed: 12039770

Emerson D, Floyd MM. Enrichment and isolation of iron-oxidizing bacteria at neutral pH. Methods Enzymol. 397: 112-123, 2005. PubMed: 16260287

David Emerson, personal communication

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