DSMZ 1211 . CALDISERICUM 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 Gassing station
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
K2HPO4 0.05 g 0.05 0.287
KH2PO4 0.09 g 0.09 0.661
NH4Cl 0.25 g 0.25 4.674
MgSO4 x 7 H2O 0.25 g 0.25 1.014
CaCl2 x 2 H2O 0.15 g 0.15 1.02
Yeast extract 5.00 g 5 -
Trace element solution 1.00 ml - -
Sodium resazurin
(0.1% w/v)
0.50 ml 5.0e-4 -
Na2CO3 0.25 g 0.25 2.359
Na2S2O3 x 5 H2O 2.50 g 2.5 10.073
Wolin's vitamin solution 2.00 ml - -
L-Cysteine HCl x H2O 0.25 g 0.25 1.423
Na2S x 9 H2O 0.25 g 0.25 1.041
Distilled water 1000.00 ml - -
1 Dissolve ingredients (except carbonate, thiosulfate, vitamins and reducing agents) and 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 and autoclave. Add thiosulfate, vitamin solution, sulfide and cysteine 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. The pH of the complete medium should be at 6.5 - 6.8.
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 - -
Solution occurs in 14 other media (first defined in Medium 318).
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
Nitrilotriacetic acid
(NTA)
12.80 g 12.8 66.967
FeCl2 x 4 H2O 1.00 g 1 5.03
MnCl2 x 4 H2O 0.10 g 0.1 0.505
CoCl2 x 6 H2O 0.03 g 0.03 0.231
CaCl2 x 2 H2O 0.10 g 0.1 0.68
ZnCl2 0.10 g 0.1 0.734
CuCl2 0.02 g 0.02 0.149
H3BO3 0.01 g 0.01 0.162
Na2MoO4 x 2 H2O 0.03 g 0.03 0.124
NiCl2 x 6 H2O 0.10 g 0.1 0.772
NaCl 1.00 g 1 17.112
Na2SeO3 x 5 H2O 0.03 g 0.03 0.114
Na2WO4 x 2 H2O 0.04 g 0.04 0.121
Distilled water 1000.00 ml - -
1 First dissolve NTA in 200 ml of distilled water and adjust pH to 6.5 with KOH, then dissolve mineral salts. Finally adjust pH to 6.5 with KOH and make up to 1000.00 ml.

Metadata

Last modified: 25.04.22
Source: DSMZ
Taxonomic range:  Bacteria
Medium type: Complex medium
Final pH: 6.5 - 6.8
Equipment needed: Autoclave, 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]
Yeast extract 5 -
Na2S2O3 x 5 H2O 2.5 10.073
NH4Cl 0.25 4.674
Na2CO3 0.25 2.359
L-Cysteine HCl x H2O 0.25 1.423
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Cultivation metadata from 1 strains BacDive

pH 4 - 6 1 strain
pH 6 - 8 1 strain
phyla 1 1 strain
oxygen anaerobe 1 strain
temperature thermophilic 1 strain