Methyloprofundus sedimenti (ATCC® BAA-2619)

Strain Designations: WF1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations WF1
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2850: Modified Nitrate Minimal Salts Medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 20°C to 23°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor PL Tavormina
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- PL Tavormina, California Inst. Tech.

Methyloprofundus sedimentus gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligate methanotroph from the ocean sediment belonging to Deep See 1 clade of marine methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (in preparation)

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : KF484906 Methylococcaceae bacterium WF1 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : KF484907 Methylococcaceae bacterium WF1 methanol dehydrogenase alpha subunit (mxa) gene, partial cds

Nucleotide (GenBank) : KF484908 Methylococcaceae bacterium WF1 methane monooxygenase protein C (pmoC) gene, partial cds; and methane monooxygenase protein A (pmoA) gene, complete cds

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  • 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.
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