Thiothrix fructosivorans Howarth et al. (ATCC® 49748)

Strain Designations: Q  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Thiothrix sp.
Strain Designations Q
Domestic wastewater activated sludge, State College, PA
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Nutritional requirements
Medium Medium 1820: LTH medium for Thiothrix
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 10.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor TM Williams
Domestic wastewater activated sludge, State College, PA

Williams TM, Unz RF. Filamentous sulfur bacteria of activated sludge: characterization of Thiothrix, Beggiatoa, and Eikelboom type 021N strains. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 49: 887-898, 1985. PubMed: 4004221

. . Water Res. 23: 15-22, 1989.

Williams TM, et al. Ultrastructure of Thiothrix spp. and "type 021N" bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 53: 1560-1570, 1987.

Howarth R, et al. Phylogenetic relationships of filamentous sulfur bacteria (Thiothrix spp. and Eikelboom type 021N bacteria) isolated from wastewater-treatment plants and description of Thiothrix eikelboomii sp. nov., Thiothrix unzii sp. nov., Thiothrix fructosivorans sp. nov. and Thiothrix defluvii sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1817-1827, 1999. PubMed: 10555365

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L79962 Thiothrix fructosivorans strain Q ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : GU269554 Thiothrix fructosivorans strain Q 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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