Clostridium cellulovorans Sleat et al. (ATCC® 35296)

Strain Designations: 743B [DSM 3052]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations 743B [DSM 3052]
Degrades cellulose
Woody biomass digester
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1345: Anaerobic cellulolytic medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor R Sleat
Woody biomass digester

Sleat R, et al. Isolation and characterization of an anaerobic, cellulolytic bacterium, Clostridium cellulovorans sp. nov. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 48: 88-93, 1984.

type strain

Validation list no. 17. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 223-225, 1985.

Tamaru Y, et al. Genome sequence of the cellulosome-producing mesophilic organism Clostridium cellulovorans 743B. J. Bacteriol. 192(3): 901-902, 2010. PubMed: 19948806

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X71849 C. cellulovorans gene for 16S ribosomal RNA

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