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Selenihalanaerobacter shriftii Blum et al. (ATCC® BAA-73)

Strain Designations: DSSe1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Selenohalobacter shriftii
Strain Designations DSSe1
Reduces selenic acid selenate
Sediment from a depth of 18 m, Dead Sea, Massada, Israel, 1996
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
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2264: Selenohalobacter shriftii medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor JS Blum
Sediment from a depth of 18 m, Dead Sea, Massada, Israel, 1996
Year of Origin 1996

. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1229, 2001. PubMed: 11491317

Switzer Blum J, et al. Selenihalanaerobacter shriftii gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic anaerobe from Dead Sea sediments that respires selenate. Arch. Microbiol. 175: 208-219, 2001. PubMed: 11357513

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF310247 Selenohalobacter shriftii 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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