Thermus scotoductus Kristjansson et al. (ATCC® 27978)

Strain Designations: X-1  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Thermus sp.
Strain Designations X-1
Thermal effluent, Indiana
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Threonine deaminase
Medium ATCC® Medium 697: Thermus medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 64.0°C
Name of Depositor RF Ramaley
Thermal effluent, Indiana

Kristjansson JK, et al. Thermus scotoductus, sp.nov., a pigment-producing thermophilic bacterium from hot tap water in Iceland and including Thermus sp. X-1. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 17: 44-50, 1994.

Ramaley RF, Hixson J. Isolation of a nonpigmented, thermophilic bacterium similar to Thermophilic bacterium similar to Thermus aquaticus. J. Bacteriol. 103: 527-528, 1970. PubMed: 5432016

Higa EH, Ramaley RF. Purification and properties of threonine deaminase from the X-1 isolate of the genus Thermus. J. Bacteriol. 114: 556-562, 1973. PubMed: 4706189

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X58340 T.aquaticus (1) 16S ribosomal RNA, part.

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