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Acidomonas methanolica (Uhlig et al.) Urakami et al. (ATCC® 43581)

Strain Designations: IMET 10945 [MB58, TK 0705]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Acetobacter methanolicus Uhlig et al.
Strain Designations IMET 10945 [MB58, TK 0705]
Oxidizes formaldehyde
Septic methanol yeast process, East 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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Acetobacter methanolicus Uhlig et al.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1562: Standard agar with methanol and yeast extract
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor IMET
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--IMET<<--K. Karbaum MB58
Septic methanol yeast process, East Germany

Grundig MW, Babel W. The linear oxidation of formaldehyde to CO2 as the proper energy generating sequence for the assimilation of methanol in Acetobacter methanolicus MB58. Arch. Microbiol. 149: 149-155, 1987.

Urakami T, et al. Acidomonas gen. nov., incorporating Acetobacter methanolicus as Acidomonas methanolica comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 50-55, 1989.

Uhlig H, et al. Acetobacter methanolicus sp. nov., an acidophilic facultatively methylotrophic bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 317-322, 1986.

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