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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Acidothermus cellulolyticus
Acidothermus cellulolyticus

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
55oC

Appropriate growth media:
see ATCC medium 1473

Respiration:
Acidothermus cellulolyticus is aerobic

Gram Stain:
Acidothermus cellulolyticus is Gram stain positive

Motility:
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.

Miscellaneous:
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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