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Acidiphilium cryptum Harrison (ATCC® 33463)

Strain Designations: Lhet2  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Lhet2
Cultures of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans
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)
Glucose-utilizing heterotroph
Medium ATCC® Medium 2158: Acidiphilium medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor AP Harrison
Cultures of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans

Harrison AP Jr.. Acidiphilum cryptum gen. nov., sp. nov., heterotrophic bacterium from acidic mineral environments. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 31: 327-332, 1981.

Harrison AP Jr., et al. Heterotrophic bacteria from cultures of autotrophic Thiobacillus ferrooxidans: relationships as studied by means of deoxyribonucleic acid homology. J. Bacteriol. 143: 448-454, 1980. PubMed: 7400100

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M11545 Acidiphilium cryptum 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M79366 Acidiphilium cryptum 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M79367 Acidiphilium cryptum 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M79368 Acidiphilium cryptum 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AH001558 Acidiphilium cryptum 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D30773 Acidiphilium cryptum gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

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