Methanococcus voltae Balch and Wolfe (ATCC® BAA-1334)

Strain Designations: A3  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations A3
Salt marsh
Type Strain no
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain no
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1439: Methanogenium medium
Growth Conditions
Atmosphere: hydrogen (H2), 80%; carbon dioxide (CO2), 20%
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor WB Whitman
Special Collection ATCC
Salt marsh

Keswani J, et al. Phylogeny and Taxonomy of Mesophilic Methanococcus spp. and Comparison or rRNA, DNA Hybridization, and Phenotypic Methods.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 727-735, 1996.

Wood Alvin G, et al. Isolation and Characterization of an Archaebacterial Viruslike Particle from Methanococcus voltae A3.. J. Bacteriol. 171: 93-98, 1989.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABHB01000000 Methanococcus voltae A3, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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