Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans (Temple and Colmer) Kelly and Wood (ATCC® 33020)

Strain Designations: 11Fe  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Thiobacillus ferrooxidans Temple and Colmer
Strain Designations 11Fe
Produces hydrogen sulfide:ferric ion oxidoreductase
Water in uranium mine, Japan
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format test tube
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Leaching of uranium from ore
Cloning of ntrBC genes
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor HM Tsuchiya
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--HM Tsuchiya<<--N. Tomizuka
Water in uranium mine, Japan

Sugio T, et al. Existence of a hydrogen sulfide:Ferric ion oxidoreductase in iron-oxidizing bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58: 431-433, 1992.

. . Proc. IV IFS: Ferment. Technol. Today : 513-520, 1972.

Agric. Biol. Chem. 40: 1019-1025, 1976.

Kilkenny CA, et al. Isolation of the Thiobacillus ferrooxidans ntrBC genes using a T. ferrooxidans nifH-lacZ fusion. Microbiology 140: 2543-2553, 1994. PubMed: 8000526

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X95571 T.ferrooxidans alaS gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M26933 T.ferrooxidans recA gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M16626 T.ferrooxidans glnA gene encoding glutamine synthetase, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58480 Thiobacillus ferrooxidans nitrogen metabolism regulator (ntrA) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ006456 Thiobacillus ferrooxidans cyc1, cyc2, cox1, cox2, cox3, cox4 and rus genes and open reading frame.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L18975 Thiobacillus ferrooxidans histidine phosphokinase/phophatase (ntrB) and DNA-binding protein (ntrC) genes, complete cds's.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U20361 Thiobacillus ferrooxidans thioredoxin (trxA) gene, complete cds and rho transcription terminator (rho) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M15238 T.ferrooxidans nifHDK operon encoding nitrogenase reductase and molybdenum-iron protein alpha and beta subunits, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF032884 Thiobacillus ferrooxidans N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphate uridyltransferase (glmU) gene, partial cds; glucosamine synthase (glmS) and RecG (recG) genes, complete cds; and transposon Tn5468, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M81087 Thiobacillus ferrooxidans F1F0-ATPase c subunit (atpE) gene, b subunit (atpF) gene, delta subunit (atpH) gene, alpha subunit (atpA) gene, gamma subunit (atpG) gene, beta subunit (atpD) gene, epsilon subunit (atpC) gene, complete cds's.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U81808 Thiobacillus ferrooxidans pyruvate dehydrogenase complex E1 alpha subunit (pdhA), pyruvate dehydrogenase complex E1 beta subunit (pdhB), pyruvate dehydrogenase complex dihydrolipoyl transacetylase/lipoamide dehydrogenase (pdhC), putative citrate

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