Moorella thermoacetica (Fontaine et al.) Collins et al. (ATCC® 39073)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Clostridium thermoaceticum Fontaine et al.
Application Produces ATP synthase
Produces acetate
Production of acetate from sugars
Precipitation of cadmium
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Moorella thermoacetica ATCC 39073, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Comments Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1203: CM4 medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 55°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor LG Ljungdahl
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LG Ljungdahl <-- HG Wood

Andreesen JR, et al. Fermentation of glucose, fructose, and xylose by Clostridium thermoaceticum: Effect of metals on growth yield, enzymes, and the synthesis of acetate from CO2. J. Bacteriol. 114: 743-751, 1973. PubMed: 4706193

Cunningham DP, Lundie LL Jr.. Precipitation of cadmium by Clostridium thermoaceticum. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59: 7-14, 1993. PubMed: 8439169

Das A, et al. Purification and reconstitution into proteoliposomes of the F1F0 ATP synthase from the obligately anaerobic gram-positive bacterium Clostridium thermoautotrophicum. J. Bacteriol. 179: 1714-1720, 1997. PubMed: 9045833

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M59121 Clostridium thermoaceticum 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U09983 Clostridium thermoaceticum ATCC 39073 Spo0A (spo0A) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U64318 Moorella thermoacetica atp operon: ATP synthase subunits i (atpI), a (atpB), c (atpE), b (atpF), delta (atpH), alpha (atpA), gamma (atpG), beta (atpD) and epsilon (atpC) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000232 Moorella thermoacetica ATCC 39073, complete genome.