Total strains: 97,334

Type strains: 20,060

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Its mission is to mobilize and integrate research data on strain level from diverse sources and make it freely accessible. Read more.

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  • colony-forming
  • motile
  • chemoorganotroph
  • facultative anaerobe

Ottowia thiooxydans K11 is a facultative anaerobe, mesophilic, Gram-negative bacterium that was isolated from activated sludge.

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A new statistic tool is available: the new dashboard enables to explore BacDive data in a new interactive way. 49 different graphs within seven sections give a fast overview of the data provided in the database including all strains. For a representative overview, data can be filtered for type strain data only.

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All strain data are referenced by Digital Object Identifiers