Thermoanaerobacter thermohydrosulfuricus (Klaushofer and Parkkinen) Lee et al. (ATCC® 53033)

Strain Designations: 39E, mutant Z21-109  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Clostridium thermohydrosulfuricum Klaushofer and Parkkinen
Strain Designations 39E, mutant Z21-109
Degrades starch
Produces beta-amylase
Produces ethyl alcohol ethanol
Produces glucoamylase
Produces pullulanase pullulan 6-glucanohydrolase
Production of thermostable beta-amylase, glucoamylase and pullulanase during the conversion of starch to ethanol
Microbial mat
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 no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1118: Methanobacteria medium (ATCC medium 1045) with 0.2% yeast extract and 0.5% glucose
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 60.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor Michigan Biotechnology Inst.
U.S. Patent Number
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Microbial mat
United States
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park

Zeikus JG, Hyun HH. Regulation and enhancement of enzyme production. US Patent 4,737,459 dated Apr 12 1988

algal-bacterial mat, Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park