JCM Catalogue


Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans (Temple and Colmer 1951) Kelly and Wood 2000

Taxonomy in NCBI database: Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Acidithiobacillia; Acidithiobacillales; Acidithiobacillaceae.

7812 <-- N. Wakao AIU 002.
Accessioned in 1990.
Thiobacillus ferrooxidans.
Medium: 92;  Temperature: 30°C; Rehydration fluid: 92.

Source: Acid mine water from Matsuo sulfur and iron sulfide mine on Hachimantai volcano, Iwate Pref., Japan [4784].
Biochemistry/Physiology: [4784].
Fatty acid: [4784].
Quinone: Q-8 [4784].
G+C (mol%): 56 (Tm) [4784].
Phylogeny: 16S rRNA gene (FN686782), recA (FN687437), atpD (FN689432), nifH (FN688747), rusB (FN688763), iro (FN688774) [8515].
Other taxonomic data: 16S-23S rRNA ITS (FN687156) [8515].

Publication(s) using this strain [A11287, A13155, B13341, B16238, A16527, A16531].
 Related information on delivery / use of the strain
Biosafety level 1 -
Terms and conditions Not imposed -
Export control (1) No -
Distribution control in Japan (2) No -
Genetically modified microorganism No -
Technical information How to revive and cultivate Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans.
 (1) in complying with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law of Japan
 (2) in complying with the Plant Protection Law of Japan

 Delivery category
Domestic A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)
Overseas A (Freeze-dried or L-dried culture) or C (Actively growing culture on request)

Viability and purity assays of this product were performed at the time of production as part of quality control but note that the authenticity has not yet been checked by gene sequencing. The characteristics and/or functions of the strain appearing in the catalogue are based on information from the corresponding literature and JCM does not guarantee them.
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