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Clostridium bowmanii Spring et al.

BAA-581

Product category
Bacteria
Product type
Extremophile
Strain designation
DSM 14206 [A-1/C-an/C1]
Type strain
Yes
Isolation source
Microbial mat, McMurdo Dry Valley
Geographical isolation
Antarctica; Victoria Land
Product format
Frozen
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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

Preceptrol
No

Characteristics

Extremophile type
Psychrophile

Handling information

Medium
Temperature
10°C
Atmosphere
Anaerobic
Handling procedure
1. This culture must be propagated under strictly anaerobic, conditions (see below).

2. Open the frozen vial and immediately place the vial under a stream of sterile gas, to maintain anaerobicity.

3. Under anaerobic conditions, withdraw the cell suspension from the vial and transfer it to a single test tube of ATCC #1490 broth.

4. A second broth tube, a slant and a pre-reduced blood plate may be inoculated with 0.1 ml each of the cell suspension.  Also inoculate a non-selective plate and tube of broth to test for the presence of aerobic contaminates.

5. Incubate tubes and plate under anaerobic conditions at 10°C.  Incubate aerobic plate(s) and broth tube(s) at 30oC.

6. Within 5 to 7 days, growth is evident by turbidity in broth and in the inoculum at the base of the slant.  No growth should occur on blood agar plates incubated aerobically.

ANAEROBIC CONDITIONS: 

          Anaerobic conditions for transfer may be obtained by either of the following:

·         Use of an anaerobic gas chamber, or

·         Placement of test tubes under a gassing cannula system hooked to anaerobic gas.

          Anaerobic conditions for incubation may be obtained by any of the following:

·         Loose screw caps on test tubes in anaerobic chamber,

·         Loose screw caps on test tubes in an activated anaerobic gas pack jar, or

·         Use of sterile butyl rubber stoppers on test tubes so that an anaerobic gas headspace is retained.

Handling notes
Always use freshly prepared pre-reduced media or pre-reduced media that has been previously prepared but stored under anaerobic conditions.  Resazurin in the media is a color indicator for anaerobic conditions.  Observance of pink color in medium before use or during incubation shows anaerobic conditions have not been met and oxidation has occurred.  Medium should be discarded.

History

Deposited as
Clostridium bowmanii Spring et al.
Depositors
DSMZ, H Hippe, A Hagelstein
Chain of custody
DSMZ
Type of isolate
Environmental
Year of origin
1999
Special collection
NSF - Bacteriology
Cross references
GenBank AJ297442 Clostridium aff. estertheticum A-1/C-an/C1 partial 16S rRNA gene.

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References

Curated Citations

Brambilla E, et al. 16S rDNA diversity of cultured and uncultured prokaryotes of a mat sample from Lake Fryxell, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Extremophiles 5: 23-33, 2001. PubMed: 11302499

microbial mat sample from shallow, moated area, around Lake Fryxell, an antarctic freshwater lake, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica

Spring S, et al. Characterization of novel psychrophilic clostridia from an Antarctic microbial mat: description of Clostridium frigoris sp. nov., Clostridium lacusfryxellense sp. nov., Clostridium bowmanii sp. nov. and Clostridium psychrophilum sp. nov. and reclassification of Clostridium laramiense as Clostridium estertheticum subsp. laramiense subsp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1019-1029, 2003. PubMed: 12892121

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