Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans (Temple and Colmer) Kelly and Wood (ATCC® 14119)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Ferrobacillus sulfooxidans Kinsel
Produces hydrogen sulfide:ferric ion oxidoreductase
Mine water (pH 4.26), Pennsylvania
Type Strain no
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 test tube
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 2039: Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NA Kinsel
Mine water (pH 4.26), Pennsylvania

Sugio T, et al. Existence of a hydrogen sulfide:Ferric ion oxidoreductase in iron-oxidizing bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58: 431-433, 1992.

Kinsel NA. New sulfur oxidizing iron bacterium: Ferrobacillus sulfooxidans sp. n.. J. Bacteriol. 80: 628-632, 1960. PubMed: 13756150

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