Isoptericola variabilis (Bakalidou et al.) Stackebrandt et al. (ATCC® BAA-303)

Strain Designations: MX5 [DSM 10177, JCM 11754]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Cellulomicrobium variformis
Strain Designations MX5 [DSM 10177, JCM 11754]
Application
Produces endoglucanase
Produces hemicellulase
Produces xylan endo-1,3-beta-xylosidase xylan hydrolase, xylanase
Biotechnology
Isolation
Insect
isolation date: 1993
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 RefBakalidou A, et al. Cellulosimicrobium variabile sp. nov., a cellulolytic bacterium from the hindgut of the termite Mastotermes darwiniensis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52: 1185-1192, 2002. PubMed: 12148626
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor H Konig
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--H Konig<<--A. Schafer
Isolation
Insect
isolation date: 1993
Year of Origin 1993
References

Schafer A, et al. Hemicellulose-degrading bacteria and yeasts from the termite gut.. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 80: 471-478, 1996. PubMed: 9072518

type strain

Bakalidou A, et al. Cellulosimicrobium variabile sp. nov., a cellulolytic bacterium from the hindgut of the termite Mastotermes darwiniensis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52: 1185-1192, 2002. PubMed: 12148626

hindgut of Mastotermes darwiniensis, Australian termite;, Schaefer et al.

Bakalidou A, et al. Cellulosimicrobium variabile sp. nov., a cellulolytic bacterium from the hindgut of the termite Mastotermes darwiniensis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52: 1185-1192, 2002. PubMed: 12148626

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ298873 Cellulomonas variformis 16S rRNA gene, strain MX5.

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