Chloroflexus aurantiacus Pierson and Castenholz (ATCC® 29364)

Strain Designations: Y-400-fl  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations Y-400-fl
Hot spring
Wyoming, United States
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Chloroflexus sp. Y-400-fl, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Lack of diazotrophy
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 920: Chloroflexus medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 50.0°C
Atmosphere: Under 100 foot candles tungsten
Name of Depositor MT Madigan
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Hot spring
Wyoming, United States
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park

Pierson BK, Castenholz RW. A phototrophic gliding filamentous bacterium of hot springs, Chloroflexus aurantiacus, gen. and sp. nov.. Arch. Microbiol. 100: 5-24, 1974. PubMed: 4374148

Heda GD, Madigan MT. Utilization of amino acids and lack of diazotrophy in the thermophilic anoxygenic phototroph Chloroflexus aurantiacus. J. Gen. Microbiol. 132: 2469-2473, 1986.

alkaline hot springs, Yellowstone National Park

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP001364 Chloroflexus sp. Y-400-fl, complete genome.