Ferrithrix thermotolerans Johnson et al. 2009 (ATCC® BAA-1645)

Strain Designations: Y005 [DSM 19514]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Y005 [DSM 19514]
Enrichment culture inoculated with Beryl Spring/Gibbon River sample
Yellowstone National Park, 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 frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2700: Heterotrophic Basal salts Solution, 50X
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 42°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor DB Johnson
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Enrichment culture inoculated with Beryl Spring/Gibbon River sample
Yellowstone National Park, 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

Johnson DB, et al. Ferrimicrobium acidiphilum gen. nov., sp. nov. and Ferrithrix thermotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov.: heterotrophic, iron-oxidizing, extremely acidophilic actinobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59(Pt 5): 1082-1089, 2009. PubMed: 19406797

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY140237 Ferrithrix thermotolerans strain Y005 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence

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  • 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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