DSMZ 503c . AMMONIFEX THIOPHILUS MEDIUM

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

Culture medium recipe

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Equipment needed: Gassing station Hungate tubes Autoclave Filter
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
Solution A 922 ml - -
Solution B 50 ml - -
Solution C 10 ml - -
Solution D 10 ml - -
Solution E 10 ml - -
Solution F 10 ml - -
1 Sparge solution A with 100% CO2 gas for 30 – 45 min to make it anoxic, distribute under same gas atmosphere into anoxic Hungate-type tubes or serum vials and autoclave. Solution B is autoclaved separately under 80% N2 and 20% CO2 gas atmosphere. Solutions C and F are autoclaved under 100% N2 gas. Solutions D and E are prepared under 100% N2 gas and sterilized by filtration. To complete the medium appropriate amounts of solutions B to F are added to the sterile solution A in the sequence as indicated. Adjust pH of complete medium to 6.8, if necessary.
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
KH2PO4 0.20 g 0.217 1.594
NH4Cl 0.25 g 0.271 5.069
NaCl 1.00 g 1.085 18.559
MgCl2 x 6 H2O 0.40 g 0.434 2.134
KCl 0.50 g 0.542 7.274
CaCl2 x 2 H2O 0.15 g 0.163 1.107
Trace element solution SL-10 1.00 ml - -
Selenite-tungstate solution 1.00 ml - -
Sodium resazurin
(0.1% w/v)
0.50 ml 5.4e-4 0.002
Distilled water 920.00 ml - -
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
Na2CO3 2.5 g 50 471.752
Distilled water 50.0 ml - -
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
Na-formate 2 g 200 2940.86
Distilled water 10 ml - -
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
Wolin's vitamin solution 10 ml - -
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
Na2S2O3 x 5 H2O 2 g 200 805.847
Distilled water 10 ml - -
Compound Amount Unit Conc. [g/L] Conc. [mM]
Na2S x 9 H2O 0.3 g 30 124.905
Distilled water 10.0 ml - -
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 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 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 - -

Metadata

Last modified: 22.08.22
Source: DSMZ
Taxonomic range:  Bacteria
Medium type: Defined medium
Final pH: 6.8
Equipment needed: Autoclave, Filter, Gassing station, Hungate tubes
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Gas composition

  • 100 % 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]
Na2CO3 2.493 23.517
Na-formate 1.994 29.321
Na2S2O3 x 5 H2O 1.994 8.034
NaCl 0.997 17.06
KCl 0.499 6.687
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Cultivation metadata from 1 strains BacDive

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