Clostridium formicaceticum Andreesen et al. (ATCC® 27076)

Strain Designations: A1 [SMG 92]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations A1 [SMG 92]
Isolation
Sewage plant, Gottingen, West Germany
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
Type Strain yes
Comments
Metabolism
Reduction of non-activated carboxylates
Medium ATCC® Medium 591: Clostridium medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor G Gottschalk
Isolation
Sewage plant, Gottingen, West Germany
References

Fraisse L, Simon H. Observations on the reduction of non-activated carboxylates by Clostridium formicoaceticum with carbon monoxide or formate and the influence of various viologens. Arch. Microbiol. 150: 381-386, 1988.

Andreesen JR, et al. Clostridium formicoaceticum nov. spec. isolation, description and distinction from C. aceticum and C. thermoaceticum. Arch. Mikrobiol. 72: 154-174, 1970. PubMed: 4918913

Andreesen JR, Gottschalk G. The occurrence of a modified Entner-doudoroff pathway in Clostridium aceticum. Arch. Mikrobiol. 69: 160-170, 1969. PubMed: 5383859

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

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