Ferritrophicum radicicola (ATCC® BAA-1016)

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

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Deposited As Siderooxidans lithotrophicum
Strain Designations CCJ
Oxidizes iron
isolation date: May 9, 2002
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 7266: Modified Wolfe's Mineral Medium Gradient Plate Medium
Growth Conditions
Atmosphere: Microaerophilic (3%-5% O2 - 10% CO2)
Temperature: 25.0°C
Name of Depositor D Emerson, J Weiss
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
D Emerson
J Weiss
isolation date: May 9, 2002
Year of Origin 2002

David Emerson, personal communication

Emerson D, Floyd MM. Enrichment and isolation of iron-oxidizing bacteria at neutral pH. Methods Enzymol. 397: 112-123, 2005. PubMed: 16260287

J Weiss, et al. Characterization of Neutrophilic Fe(II)-Oxidizing Bacteria Isolated from the Rhizosphere of Wetland Plants and Description of Ferritrophicum radicicola gen. nov. sp. nov., and Sideroxydans paludicola sp. nov. Geomicrobiol. J. 24(7-8): 559-570, 2007

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : DQ386263 Ferritrophicum radicicola strain CCJ 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence

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