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Moorella perchloratireducens

BAA-1531

Product category
Bacteria
Product type
Extremophile
Strain designation
An10
Type strain
Yes
Isolation source
Underground gas storage; isolated January 2006 by M. Balk
Product format
Frozen
Storage conditions
-80°C or colder
Mission Collection Item
This is a Mission Collection Item

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ATCC highly recommends that appropriate personal protective equipment is always used when handling vials. For cultures that require storage in liquid nitrogen, it is important to note that some vials may leak when submersed in liquid nitrogen and will slowly fill with liquid nitrogen. Upon thawing, the conversion of the liquid nitrogen back to its gas phase may result in the vial exploding or blowing off its cap with dangerous force creating flying debris. Unless necessary, ATCC recommends that these cultures be stored in the vapor phase of liquid nitrogen rather than submersed in liquid nitrogen.

Detailed product information

General

Specific applications
Reduces (per)chlorate
Preceptrol
No

Characteristics

Extremophile type
Thermophile

Handling information

Medium
Temperature
55°C
Atmosphere
80% N2, 20% CO2
Handling procedure

  1. Sterilize the tops of the all test tubes by spraying them with 70% ethanol and then flaming the tops. 
  2. If needed, exchange the gas in each test tube for 80% N2 20% CO2 (do not over-pressurize; keep the pressure below 5 PSI). 
  3. Thaw the frozen vial at room temperature under a gentle stream of oxygen-free gas. 
  4. For inoculation, use a 1.0 ml syringe tipped with 22-gauge needle; withdraw the cell suspension from the vial and transfer it to the broth tube.  Transfer 0.5 ml of the culture to an additional tube of #2697 broth.   Plate 0.1 ml of the inoculated culture onto a non-selective medium and incubate aerobically at 37oC.  Use 0.1 ml of the inoculated culture to inoculate a nonselective aerobic broth.  Incubate the broth tubes at 55oC. 
  5. Growth should be detected in the #2697 broth within 2 to 3 days.  There should be no growth detected on the aerobic plate or in the aerobic broth.

 

Handling notes

Additional information on this culture is available on the ATCC© web site at www.atcc.org.

History

Deposited as
Moorella sp.
Depositors
M Balk
Year of origin
2006
Cross references
GenBank EF060194 Moorella perchloratireducens 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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Permits & Restrictions

Import Permit for the State of Hawaii

If shipping to the U.S. state of Hawaii, you must provide either an import permit or documentation stating that an import permit is not required. We cannot ship this item until we receive this documentation. Contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA), Plant Industry Division, Plant Quarantine Branch to determine if an import permit is required.

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References

Curated Citations

Balk M, et al. (Per)chlorate reduction by the thermophilic bacterium Moorella perchloratireducens sp. nov., isolated from underground gas storage. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74(2): 403-409, 2008. PubMed: 17981952

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