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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Acidothermus cellulolyticus
Acidothermus cellulolyticus
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
see ATCC medium 1473

Acidothermus cellulolyticus is aerobic

Gram Stain:
Acidothermus cellulolyticus is Gram stain positive

Acidothermus cellulolyticus is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria (class); Actinobacteridae; Actinomycetales; Frankineae; Acidothermaceae; Acidothermus

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Acidothermus cellulolyticus or its enzymes may be useful for the conversion of cellulose to ethanol.

Acidothermus cellulolyticus was isolated from an acidic hot spring in Yellowstone National Park.

Human health and disease:
None known
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.

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