Thiothrix unzii Howarth et al. (ATCC® 49747)

Strain Designations: A1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Thiothrix sp.
Strain Designations A1
Domestic wastewater activated sludge, Aliquippa, PA
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Accumulation of copper, nickel, and zinc
Nutritional requirements
Medium Medium 1820: LTH medium for Thiothrix
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor TM Williams
Domestic wastewater activated sludge, Aliquippa, PA

Shuttleworth KL, Unz RF. Sorption of heavy metals to the filamentous bacterium Thiothrix strain A1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59: 1274-1282, 1993.

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) : L79961 Thiothrix unzii ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.