Moorella thermoacetica (Fontaine et al.) Collins et al. (ATCC® 39073)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Clostridium thermoaceticum Fontaine et al.
Application Produces ATP synthase
Produces acetate
Production of acetate from sugars
Precipitation of cadmium
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

Moorella thermoacetica ATCC 39073, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Comments Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 1203: CM4 medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 55°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor LG Ljungdahl
Disclosure This material is cited in a US or other Patent and may not be used to infringe the claims. Depending on the wishes of the Depositor, ATCC may be required to inform the Patent Depositor of the party to which the material was furnished.
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LG Ljungdahl <-- HG Wood

Andreesen JR, et al. Fermentation of glucose, fructose, and xylose by Clostridium thermoaceticum: Effect of metals on growth yield, enzymes, and the synthesis of acetate from CO2. J. Bacteriol. 114: 743-751, 1973. PubMed: 4706193

Cunningham DP, Lundie LL Jr.. Precipitation of cadmium by Clostridium thermoaceticum. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59: 7-14, 1993. PubMed: 8439169

Das A, et al. Purification and reconstitution into proteoliposomes of the F1F0 ATP synthase from the obligately anaerobic gram-positive bacterium Clostridium thermoautotrophicum. J. Bacteriol. 179: 1714-1720, 1997. PubMed: 9045833

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M59121 Clostridium thermoaceticum 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U09983 Clostridium thermoaceticum ATCC 39073 Spo0A (spo0A) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U64318 Moorella thermoacetica atp operon: ATP synthase subunits i (atpI), a (atpB), c (atpE), b (atpF), delta (atpH), alpha (atpA), gamma (atpG), beta (atpD) and epsilon (atpC) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000232 Moorella thermoacetica ATCC 39073, complete genome.

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