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Acidicaldus organivorans (ATCC® BAA-1105)

Strain Designations: Y008  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Acidicaldus organivorus
Strain Designations Y008
Hot spring
Wyoming, United States
isolation date: October, 2000
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 (D B Johnson, personal communication)
Name of Depositor DB Johnson
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Hot spring
Wyoming, United States
isolation date: October, 2000
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park
Year of Origin 2000

Johnson DB, Okibe N, Roberto FF. Novel thermo-acidophilic bacteria isolated from geothermal sites in Yellowstone National Park: physiological and phylogenetic characteristics. Arch. Microbiol. 180: 60-68, 2003. PubMed: 12802481

water sample, Frying Pan Hot Spring, Yellowstone National Park, WY

Johnson D. Barrie, et al. Isolation and characterization of Acidicaldus organivorus, gen. nov., sp. nov.: a novel sulfur-oxidizing, ferric iron-reducing thermo-acidophilic heterotrophic Proteobacterium.. Arch. Microbiol. 185: 212-221, 2006.

D B Johnson, personal communication

D B Johnson, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY140238 Gram-negative heterotrophic acidophile Y008 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • This material is distributed for scientific and educational research purposes only and is part of the National Park Service Special Collection. A signed National Park Service MTA is both required prior to shipment to customers proposing a non-commercial use. A separate agreement is required from the National Park Service for customers proposing a commercial use.
  • 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.
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