Thermobifida fusca (McCarthy and Cross) Zhang et al. (ATCC® BAA-629)

Strain Designations: YX  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations YX
Degrades cellulose
Degrades xylan
Compost pile
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Thermobifida fusca YX, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 741: TYG medium
ATCC® Medium 2382: Hagerdahl medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 50°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor DB Wilson, D Bellamy
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
D B Wilson
D Bellamy
Compost pile

Bellamy WD. Cellulose and lignocellulose digestion by thermophilic Actinomyces for single-cell protein production.. Dev. Ind. Microbiol. 18: 249-254, 1977.

Hagerdal BGR, et al. Cellulolytic enzyme system of Thermoactinomyces sp. grown on microcrystalline cellulose.. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 36: 606-612, 1978.

Wilson DB. Biochemistry and genetics of actinomycete cellulases. Crit. Rev. Biotechnol. 12: 45-63, 1992. PubMed: 1733521

compost pile in the 1970's

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000088 Thermobifida fusca YX, complete genome.

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