DSMZ 1210c . THERMOSULFURIPHILUS MEDIUM

Official DSMZ medium: This medium was manually curated by experts from the DSMZ.

Culture medium recipe

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Equipment needed: Autoclave Hungate tubes Filter Gassing station
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
NaCl 18.00 g 18 308.008
MgCl2 x 6 H2O 4.00 g 4 19.675
KCl 0.33 g 0.33 4.427
CaCl2 x 2 H2O 0.33 g 0.33 2.245
(NH4)2SO4 0.50 g 0.5 3.784
KNO3 1.00 g 1 9.891
Trace element solution SL-10 1.00 ml - -
Selenite-tungstate solution 1.00 ml - -
Sulfur powder 5.00 g 5 19.493
Na2CO3 1.00 g 1 9.435
KH2PO4 0.33 g 0.33 2.425
Wolin's vitamin solution 1.00 ml - -
Na2S2O3 x 5 H2O 3.50 g 3.5 14.102
Distilled water 1000.00 ml - -
1 Dissolve ingredients except sulfur, carbonate, hydrogenphosphate, vitamins and thiosulfate, then sparge medium with 80% N2 and 20% CO2 gas mixture for 30 - 45 min to make it anoxic. Dispense medium under same gas atmosphere into anoxic Hungate-type tubes or serum vials containing already the appropriate amount of sulfur and autoclave at 110°C for 20 min. Add hydrogenphosphate, vitamins and thiosulfate from sterile anoxic stock solutions prepared under 100% N2 gas and carbonate from a sterile anoxic stock solution prepared under 80% N2 and 20% CO2 gas mixture. Stock solutions of thiosulfate and vitamins should be sterilized by filtration. The pH of the complete medium should be at 6.5 - 6.8.
Solution occurs in 263 other media (first defined in Medium 320).
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
HCl
(25%)
10.0 ml 2.5 68.568
FeCl2 x 4 H2O 1.5 g 1.5 7.545
ZnCl2 70.0 mg 0.07 0.514
MnCl2 x 4 H2O 100.0 mg 0.1 0.505
H3BO3 6.0 mg 0.006 0.097
CoCl2 x 6 H2O 190.0 mg 0.19 1.463
CuCl2 x 2 H2O 2.0 mg 0.002 0.012
NiCl2 x 6 H2O 24.0 mg 0.024 0.185
Na2MoO4 x 2 H2O 36.0 mg 0.036 0.149
Distilled water 990.0 ml - -
1 First dissolve FeCl2 in the HCl, then dilute in water, add and dissolve the other salts. Finally make up to 1000.00 ml.
Solution occurs in 174 other media (first defined in Medium 385).
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
NaOH 0.5 g 0.5 12.501
Na2SeO3 x 5 H2O 3.0 mg 0.003 0.011
Na2WO4 x 2 H2O 4.0 mg 0.004 0.012
Distilled water 1000.0 ml - -
Solution occurs in 357 other media (first defined in Medium 141).
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
Biotin 2.0 mg 0.002 0.008
Folic acid 2.0 mg 0.002 0.005
Pyridoxine hydrochloride 10.0 mg 0.01 0.049
Thiamine HCl 5.0 mg 0.005 0.015
Riboflavin 5.0 mg 0.005 0.013
Nicotinic acid 5.0 mg 0.005 0.041
Calcium D-(+)-pantothenate 5.0 mg 0.005 -
Vitamin B12 0.1 mg 1.0e-4 7.4e-5
p-Aminobenzoic acid 5.0 mg 0.005 0.036
(DL)-alpha-Lipoic acid 5.0 mg 0.005 0.024
Distilled water 1000.0 ml - -

Metadata

Last modified: 25.04.22
Source: DSMZ
Synonyms: ThermosulfuRIPHILUS MEDIUM
Taxonomic range:  Bacteria
Medium type: Defined medium
Final pH: 6.5 - 6.8
Equipment needed: Autoclave, Filter, Gassing station, Hungate tubes
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Gas composition

  • 80 % N2
  • 20 % CO2

Detailed instructions for the cultivation of anaerobes including important warnings can be found in the cultivation instructions .

Associated strains

All strains for this medium: 1

Molecular composition

Compound Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
NaCl 18 308.008
Sulfur powder 5 19.493
MgCl2 x 6 H2O 4 19.675
Na2S2O3 x 5 H2O 3.5 14.102
KNO3 1 9.891
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Cultivation metadata from 1 strains BacDive

phyla 1 1 strain
temperature thermophilic 1 strain