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Methanosarcina mazei (Barker 1936) Mah and Kuhn 1984

Taxonomy in NCBI database: Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Methanomicrobia; Methanosarcinales; Methanosarcinaceae.

31898 <-- V. Shcherbakova; VKM, Russia; JL01.
Accessioned in 2017.
=VKM B-2370.
Medium: 1176;  Temperature: 25°C; Anaerobic.

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Source: Holocene permafrost in the Russian Arctic [13284].
Biochemistry/Physiology: [13284].
G+C (mol%): 41.6 (Genome sequence) [13284].
DNA-DNA relatedness: [13284].
Phylogeny: mcrA gene, broadly conserved protein-coding genes [13284].
Taxonomy: Average nucleotide index [13284].
Genome sequence: CP029709 [13284].

 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1
Terms and conditions Not imposed
Export control (1) No
Distribution control in Japan (2) No
Genetically modified microorganism No
Technical information -
Additional information -
 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic B (Actively growing culture of a microbial strain that is not preserved as a dried culture / a microbial strain of which dried ampoules are not available)
Overseas B (Actively growing culture of a microbial strain that is not preserved as a dried culture / a microbial strain of which dried ampoules are not available)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control but note that the authenticity has not yet been checked by gene sequencing. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.
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