Chloroflexus aurantiacus Pierson and Castenholz (ATCC® 29362)

Strain Designations: 244-3  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations 244-3
Application
Oxidizes sulfide
Biotechnology
Isolation
Hot spring
Wyoming, United States
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Comments
Description
Medium ATCC® Medium 920: Chloroflexus medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 50.0°C
Atmosphere: Under 100 foot candles tungsten
Name of Depositor MT Madigan
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Isolation
Hot spring
Wyoming, United States
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park
References

Pierson BK, Castenholz RW. A phototrophic gliding filamentous bacterium of hot springs, Chloroflexus aurantiacus, gen. and sp. nov.. Arch. Microbiol. 100: 5-24, 1974. PubMed: 4374148

Madigan MT, Brock TD. Photosynthetic sulfide oxidation by Chloroflexus aurantiacus, a filamentous, photosynthetic, gliding bacterium. J. Bacteriol. 122: 782-784, 1975. PubMed: 1092670

alkaline hot springs, Yellowstone National Park