Clostridium cellulovorans Sleat et al. (ATCC® 35296)

Strain Designations: 743B [DSM 3052]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations 743B [DSM 3052]
Degrades cellulose
Woody biomass digester
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes (type strain)
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1345: Anaerobic cellulolytic medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor R Sleat
Woody biomass digester

Sleat R, et al. Isolation and characterization of an anaerobic, cellulolytic bacterium, Clostridium cellulovorans sp. nov. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 48: 88-93, 1984.

type strain

Validation list no. 17. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 223-225, 1985.

Tamaru Y, et al. Genome sequence of the cellulosome-producing mesophilic organism Clostridium cellulovorans 743B. J. Bacteriol. 192(3): 901-902, 2010. PubMed: 19948806

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X71849 C. cellulovorans gene for 16S ribosomal RNA