To ATCC Valued Customers,

ATCC stands ready to support our customers’ needs during the coronavirus pandemic. If you experience any issues with your products or services, please contact ATCC Customer Service at For Technical questions please contact Thank you.

Geobacillus caldoproteolyticus (ATCC® BAA-818)

Strain Designations: SF03  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

View Permits

Strain Designations SF03
Produces protease
isolation date: October, 2001
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
Storage Conditions 2°C to 8°C
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (Xiaoge Chen, personal communication)
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 60.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor X Chen
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
isolation date: October, 2001
Year of Origin 2001

sewage sludge, Seletar Water Reclamation Plant

produces a thermoactive extracellular protease

Xiaoge Chen, personal communication

Xiaoge Chen, personal communication

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
Basic Documentation