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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 3558

Type strain: No

Species: Archangium disciforme

Strain Designation: An d15

Strain history: <- H. Reichenbach, GBF; An d15

NCBI tax ID(s): 38 (species)

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@ref: 12745

BacDive-ID: 3558

DSM-Number: 51012

keywords: 16S sequence, Bacteria, mesophilic

description: Archangium disciforme An d15 is a mesophilic bacterium that builds a fruiting body and was isolated from soil and faeces of goat.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 38
  • Matching level: species

strain history: <- H. Reichenbach, GBF; An d15

doi: 10.13145/bacdive3558.20221219.7.1

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 disciforme
  • full scientific name: Archangium disciforme (Thaxter 1904) Lang et al. 2015
  • synonyms

    20215Myxococcus disciformis
    20215Cystobacter disciformis
    20215Angiococcus disciformis

@ref: 12745

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Deltaproteobacteria

order: Myxococcales

family: Archangiaceae

genus: Archangium

species: Archangium disciforme

full scientific name: Archangium disciforme (Thaxter 1904) Lang et al. 2015

strain designation: An d15

type strain: no


multicellular morphology

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

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 12745
  • name: VY/2 AGAR (DSMZ Medium 9)
  • growth: yes
  • link: https://mediadive.dsmz.de/medium/9
  • composition: Name: VY/2 AGAR (DSMZ Medium 9) Composition: Agar 15.0 g/l Baker's yeast 5.0 g/l CaCl2 x 2 H2O 1.36 g/l Vitamin B12 0.0005 g/l Distilled water

culture temp

  • @ref: 12745
  • growth: positive
  • type: growth
  • temperature: 28
  • range: mesophilic

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 12745
  • sample type: soil and faeces of goat
  • geographic location: Crete Island
  • country: Greece
  • origin.country: GRC
  • continent: Europe

isolation source categories

#Host#Mammals#Caprinae (Sheep/Goat)
#Host Body Product#Gastrointestinal tract#Feces (Stool)


  • @ref: 69479
  • File name: preview.99_4098.png
  • url: https://microbeatlas.org/index.html?action=taxon&taxon_id=90_211;96_740;97_863;98_1007;99_4098&stattab=map
  • Last taxonomy: Myxococcaceae
  • 16S sequence: FR686751
  • Sequence Identity:
  • Total samples: 1445
  • soil counts: 1093
  • aquatic counts: 140
  • animal counts: 115
  • plant counts: 97

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 12745
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 20218
  • description: Myxococcaceae bacterium DSM 51012 partial 16S rRNA gene, strain An d15
  • accession: FR686751
  • length: 1518
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 881278

External links

@ref: 12745

culture collection no.: DSM 51012

straininfo link

  • @ref: 20218
  • passport: http://www.straininfo.net/strains/690913


12745Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 51012)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-51012
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.10.1099/ijsem.0.004332List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
69479João F Matias Rodrigues, Janko Tackmann,Gregor Rot, Thomas SB Schmidt, Lukas Malfertheiner, Mihai Danaila,Marija Dmitrijeva, Daniela Gaio, Nicolas Näpflin and Christian von Mering. University of Zurich.https://microbeatlas.org/MicrobeAtlas 1.0 beta