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Sulfurovum lithotrophicum Inagaki et al. (ATCC® BAA-797)

Strain Designations: 42BKT  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Sulfurimicrosoma lithotrophicum
Strain Designations 42BKT
Hydrothermal sediments in mid-Okinawa Trough, Japan
By F Inagaki, 2002
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (Fumio Inagaki, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 2690: MJ Base and Sea Water Medium, BAA-797
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26-30°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic or microaerophilic
Name of Depositor F Inagaki
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Hydrothermal sediments in mid-Okinawa Trough, Japan
By F Inagaki, 2002
Year of Origin 2002

Takai K, et al. Isolation and phylogenetic diversity of members of previously uncultivated epsilon-Proteobacteria in deep-sea hydrothermal fields. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 218: 167-174, 2003. PubMed: 12583914

deep-sea hydrothermal sediments from white microbial mat, mid-Okinama Trough

Fumio Inagaki, personal communication

Inagaki F, Takai K, Nealson KH, Horikoshi K. Sulfurovum lithotrophicum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotroph within the epsilon-Proteobacteria isolated from Okinawa Trough hydrothermal sediments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54(Pt 5): 1477-1482, 2004. PubMed: 15388698

Fumio Inagaki, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : NR_024802 Sulfurovum lithotrophicum strain 42BKT 16S ribosomal RNA, partial sequence

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