Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans (Temple and Colmer) Kelly and Wood (ATCC® 13598)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Thiobacillus ferrooxidans Temple and Colmer
Application
Biotechnology
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 test tube
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Comments

Taxonomy.

Produces hydrogen sulfide: ferric ion oxidoreductase. 

Medium ATCC® Medium 2039: Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans Medium
Growth Conditions Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor AP Harrison
References

Hutchinson M, et al. Taxonomy of the acidophilic thiobacilli. J. Gen. Microbiol. 44: 373-381, 1966. PubMed: 5971385

Sugio T, et al. Existence of a hydrogen sulfide:Ferric ion oxidoreductase in iron-oxidizing bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58: 431-433, 1992.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB189132 Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans gene, 16S-23S rDNA region, strain: ATCC 13598.