To ATCC Valued Customers,

ATCC stands ready to support our customers’ needs during the coronavirus pandemic. Our first job is to listen to and observe what our customers need, and meet those needs with quality products and services. While we are not currently experiencing delays due to this pandemic, we expect that we could see them as the situation evolves. If you experience any issues, please contact ATCC Customer Service at For Technical questions please contact Thank you for your understanding, patience and flexibility as ATCC does everything it can to help reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to our valued customers.

Acetobacterium bakii Kotsyurbenko et al. (ATCC® 51794)

Strain Designations: Z-4391 [DSM 8239]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

View Permits

Strain Designations Z-4391 [DSM 8239]
Anaerobic sediment from a pond polluted by paper-mill waste water
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.

Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1019: Acetobacterium medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20.0°C
Atmosphere: Under a gas mixture of 80% N2, 20% H2
Name of Depositor OR Kotsyurbenko
Anaerobic sediment from a pond polluted by paper-mill waste water

Validation list no. 60. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 242, 1997.

Kotsyurbenko OR, et al. New species of psychrophilic acetogens: Acetobacterium bakii sp. nov., A. paludosum sp. nov., A. fimetarium sp. nov.. Arch. Microbiol. 163: 29-34, 1995.

type strain

type strain

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
Basic Documentation