To ATCC Valued Customers,

ATCC stands ready to support our customers’ needs during the coronavirus pandemic. If you experience any issues with your products or services, please contact ATCC Customer Service at For Technical questions please contact Thank you.

Angiococcus disciformis (Thaxter) Hook et al. (ATCC® 33172)

Strain Designations: CMU 1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Permits and Restrictions

View Permits

Deposited As Angiococcus disciformis (Thaxter) Jahn
Strain Designations CMU 1
Fossa region, Vestaburg Bog, Michigan
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 ATCC® 33172™ matches Chelatococcus sp. by 16S rRNA sequencing.  It does not match Angiococcus disciformis
Medium ATCC® Medium 1093: Peptone-yeast extract
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor LA Hook
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Fossa region, Vestaburg Bog, Michigan

Bergey's Manual Syst. Bacteriol. 3: 2152, 1989.

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

Sproer C, et al. The correlation between morphological and phylogenetic classification of myxobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1255-1262, 1999. PubMed: 10425789

Hook LA, et al. Isolation, characterization, and emendation of description of Angiococcus discinformis (Thaxter 1904) Jahn 1924 and proposal of a neotype strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 135-142, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M94374 Cystobacter disciformis 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
Basic Documentation