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Acidocella facilis (Wichlacz et al.) Kishimoto et al. (ATCC® 35904)

Strain Designations: PW2  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Acidiphilium facilis Wichlacz et al.
Strain Designations PW2
Pennsylvania, United States
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)
Mechanism of delta pH maintenance
Name of Depositor PL Wichlacz
Pennsylvania, United States

Goulbourne E Jr., et al. Mechanism of delta pH maintenance in active and inactive cells of an obligately acidophilic bacterium. J. Bacteriol. 166: 59-65, 1986. PubMed: 3007441

Kishimoto N, et al. Transfer of Acidiphilium facilis and Acidiphilium aminolytica to the genus Acidocella gen.nov., and emendation of the genus Acidiphilium. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 18: 85-91, 1995.

Shuttleworth KL, et al. Glucose catabolism in strains of acidophlic, heterotrophic bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 50: 573-579, 1985.

Wichlacz PL, et al. Acidiphilium angustum sp. nov., Acidiphilium facilis sp. nov., and Acidiiphilium rubrum sp. nov.: Acidophilic heterotrophic bacteria isolated from acidic coal mine drainage. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 197-201, 1986.

Validation list no. 56. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 362-363, 1996.

. . Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 41: 1254-1261, 1981.

type strain

abandoned deep mine, Pennsylvania

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M79369 Acidiphilium facilis 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M79370 Acidiphilium facilis 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M79371 Acidiphilium facilis 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AH001559 Acidiphilium facilis 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D30774 Acidiphilium facilis gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D16538 A. facilis recA gene for RecA protein, complete cds.

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