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Paracoccus versutus (Harrison) Katayama et al. (ATCC® 25364)

Strain Designations: A2 [CCM 2505, DSM 582, IAM 12814, IFO 14567]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Thiobacillus versutus Harrison
Strain Designations A2 [CCM 2505, DSM 582, IAM 12814, IFO 14567]
Soil, Texas
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 yes (type strain)
Enzyme patterns
Medium ATCC® Medium 472: Thiobacillus A2 (T3) medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor DS Hoare
Soil, Texas

Claassen PA, et al. Tricarboxylic-acid and glyoxylate cycle enzyme activities in Thiobacillus versutus an isocitrate lyase negative organism. Arch. Microbiol. 145: 148-152, 1986.

Harrison AP Jr.. Genomic and physiological comparisons between heterotrophic thiobacilli and Acidiphilum cryptum, Thiobacillus versutus sp. nov., and Thiobacillus acidophilus nom. rev.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 211-217, 1983.

Taylor BF, Hoare DS. New facultative Thiobacillus and a reevaluation of the heterotrophic potential of Thiobacillus novellus. J. Bacteriol. 100: 487-497, 1969. PubMed: 5344108

Lu WP, Kelly DP. Purification and some properties of two principal enzymes of the thiosulphate-oxidizing multi-enzyme system from Thiobacillus A2. J. Gen. Microbiol. 129: 3549-3565, 1983.

Katayama Y, et al. Paracoccus thiocyanatus sp. nov., a new species of thiocyanate-utilizing facultative chemolithotroph, and transfer of Thiobacillus versutus to the genus Paracoccus as Paracoccus versutus comb. nov. with emendation of the genus. Microbiology 141: 1469-1477, 1995. PubMed: 7545513

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type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D32243 16S rRNA sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M11543 Thiobacillus versutus 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y16932 Paracoccus versutus 16S rRNA gene, strain ATCC 25364.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY014174 Paracoccus versutus 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X62808 T.versutus genes cyc and coxI for cytochrome c(550) and cytochrome-c oxidase subunit I.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L08575 Thiobacillus versutus methylamine dehydrogenase alpha-2 beta-2 (madA) gene, complete cds.

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