Moorella thermoacetica (Fontaine et al.) Collins et al. (ATCC® 49707)

Strain Designations: Improved/mutant strain  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Clostridium thermoaceticum Fontaine et al.
Strain Designations Improved/mutant strain
Produces acetate
Produces acetate from glucose
Derived from existing strain
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Tolerant to sodium acetate, calcium chloride, and magnesium chloride.
Medium ATCC® Medium 1053: Reinforced Clostridial medium (Oxoid CM149)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 60.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor S Parekh
Derived from existing strain

Biotechnol. Lett. 12: 861-864, 1990.

Process Biochem. 25: 117-121, 1990.

derived from ATCC 39289

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