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Gelria glutamica Plugge et al. (ATCC® BAA-262)

Strain Designations: TGO [DSM 14054]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations TGO [DSM 14054]
Thermophilic granular methanogenic sludge, 2000, C.M. Plugge
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 2294: MPOB medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 55.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor CM Plugge
Thermophilic granular methanogenic sludge, 2000, C.M. Plugge
Year of Origin 2000

Plugge CM, et al. Gelria glutamica gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, obligately syntrophic, glutamate-degrading anaerobe. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52: 401-407, 2002. PubMed: 11931148

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF321086 Bacterium TGO 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

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