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Acidiphilium acidophilum (Guay and Silver) Hiraishi et al. (ATCC® 27807)

Strain Designations: [DSM 700]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Thiobacillus acidophilus (Guay and Silver) Harrison
Strain Designations [DSM 700]
Derived from existing strain
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 (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 738: 9-K glucose medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor MS Silver, R Guay
Derived from existing strain

Guay R, Silver M. Thiobacillus acidophilus sp. nov.; isolation and some physiological characteristics. Can. J. Microbiol. 21: 281-288, 1975. PubMed: 234784

Harrison AP Jr.. Genomic and physiological comparisons between heterotrophic thiobacilli and Acidiphilum cryptum, Thiobacillus versutus sp. nov., and Thiobacillus acidophilus nom. rev.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 211-217, 1983.

Hiraishi A, et al. Phylogeny and photosynthetic features of Thiobacillus acidophilus and related acidophilic bacteria: its transfer to the genus Acidiphilium as Acidiphilium acidophilum comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 1389-1398, 1998. PubMed: 9828441

type strain

derived from a culture of Thiobacillus ferrooxidans strain TM

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M11546 Thiobacillus acidophilus 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M79399 Thiobacillus acidophilus 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M79400 Thiobacillus acidophilus 16S rRNA sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AH001790 Thiobacillus acidophilus 16S rRNA sequence.

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