Chloroflexus aurantiacus Pierson and Castenholz (ATCC® 29363)

Strain Designations: 396-1  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations 396-1
Oxidizes sulfide
Hot spring
Wyoming, United States
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Lack of diazotrophy
Medium 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)
Hot spring
Wyoming, United States
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park

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

Heda GD, Madigan MT. Utilization of amino acids and lack of diazotrophy in the thermophilic anoxygenic phototroph Chloroflexus aurantiacus. J. Gen. Microbiol. 132: 2469-2473, 1986.

alkaline hot springs, Yellowstone National Park