Clostridium stercorarium subsp. thermolacticum (LeRuyet et al.) Fardeau et al. (ATCC® 43738)

Strain Designations: DSM 2911 [TC21]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Clostridium thermolacticum LeRuyet et al.
Strain Designations DSM 2911 [TC21]
Degrades starch
Degrades xylan
Produces lactic acid lactate
Produces lactate from xylan, starch, and various sugars
Composted cattle manure, France
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 freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1613: Clostridium thermolacticum medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 60.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DSM
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSM<<--P. LeRuyet TC21
Composted cattle manure, France

LeRuyet P, et al. Thermophilic fermentation of cellulose and xylan by methanogenic enrichment cultures: preliminary characterization of main species. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 5: 247-253, 1984.

LeRuyet P, et al. Characterization of Clostridium thermolacticum sp. nov., a hydrolytic thermophilic anaerobe producing high amounts of lactate. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 6: 196-202, 1985.

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