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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 20624

Type strain: No

Species: Archangium sp.

Strain Designation: Ar 3188

NCBI tax ID(s): 1872627 (species)

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@ref: 18281

BacDive-ID: 20624

keywords: Bacteria

description: Archangium sp. Ar 3188 is a bacterium that builds a fruiting body and was isolated from soil with plant residues.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1872627
  • Matching level: species

doi: 10.13145/bacdive20624.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/pseudomonadota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Pseudomonadota
  • class: Deltaproteobacteria
  • order: Myxococcales
  • family: Archangiaceae
  • genus: Archangium
  • species: Archangium sp.
  • full scientific name: Archangium Jahn 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)
  • synonyms

    • @ref: 20215
    • synonym: Angiococcus

@ref: 18281

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Deltaproteobacteria

order: Myxococcales

family: Cystobacteraceae

genus: Archangium

species: Archangium sp.

full scientific name: Archangium sp.

strain designation: Ar 3188

type strain: no


multicellular morphology

  • @ref: 18281
  • forms multicellular complex: yes
  • complex name: fruiting body

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

18281CHITIN 3 AGARyesIngredients: Yeast extract (Difco) 0.05% MgSO4 x 7H2O 0.1% Agar 1.2% Preparation / Remarks: pH 7.2 After autoclaving add 10 mL of sterile Chitin suspension (100 g/L Chitin in H2O) to 100 mL of the medium and pour on cy-plates.
18281COLE AGARyesIngredients: CaCl2 x 2 H2O 1.3g Agar (Difco) 15.0g Distilled water 1000.0ml Preparation / Remarks: pH 7.2 (KOH) autoclaved Pour the plates and streak living E.coli cells
18281SKIM MILK 1 AGARyesIngredients: cy-Agar 300 ml Skim milk (Oxoid) 15g H2O 60 ml Preparation / Remarks: 300 ml cy-agar autoclaved. Separately 15 g skim milk (Oxoid) in 60 ml water and exactly 15 min autoclaving at 115 °C. Mix the two and pour a thin layer on cy-plates.
18281VY/2 AGARyesIngredients: Baker's yeast 0.5% (based on fresh weight) CaCl2 0.1% Agar 1.5% Vitamin B12 0.05 % Preparation / Remarks: pH 7.2 autoclaved

Physiology and metabolism


18281Strong ability to Yeast lysis
18281Ability for casein degradation
18281Ability for Yeast lysis
18281Ability for E. coli lysis

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 18281
  • sample type: soil with plant residues
  • sampling date: 1985-10-01
  • geographic location: near Weismain
  • country: Germany
  • origin.country: DEU
  • continent: Europe

isolation source categories


External links

@ref: 18281


18281Reichenbach, H.Collection description and documentation of myxobacteria by H. Reichenbach, HZI (formerly GBF); Collection curr. located at the DSMZ
20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ10.1099/ijsem.0.004332