Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans (Temple and Colmer) Kelly and Wood (ATCC® 53993)

Strain Designations: BNL-5-31  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Leptospirillum ferrooxidans Markosian
Strain Designations BNL-5-31
Derived from existing strain
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
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 53993, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2039: Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor Associated Universities, Inc.
U.S. Patent Number
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.
Derived from existing strain

Premuzic ET, Lin M. Biochemically enhanced oil recovery and oil treatment. US Patent 5,297,625 dated Mar 29 1994

derived from DSM 2705

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP001132 Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 53993, complete genome.

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