Clostridium akagii Kuhner et al. (ATCC® BAA-166)

Strain Designations: DSM 12554 [CK58]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations DSM 12554 [CK58]
Fichtelgebirge Germany
isolation date: 1994
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1053: Reinforced Clostridial medium (Oxoid CM149)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 20.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor C Matthies
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--C Matthies<<--DSMZ <<-- C. Matthies <<-- C.H. Kuhner
Fichtelgebirge Germany
isolation date: 1994
Year of Origin 1994

Kuhner CH, et al. Clostridium akagii sp. nov. and Clostridium acidisoli sp. nov.: acid-tolerant, N2-fixing clostridia isolated from acidic forest soil and litter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 873-881, 2000. PubMed: 10758899

type strain

acidic forest beech litter, Fichtelgebirge, Gemany

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ237755 16S rRNA sequence

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