Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 430

Type strain: Yes

Species: Alicyclobacillus fastidiosus

Strain Designation: S-TAB

Strain history: IAM 15229 <-- K. Goto S-TAB.

NCBI tax ID(s): 392011 (species)

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BacDive-ID: 430

DSM-Number: 17978

keywords: rod-shaped, Gram-positive, thermophilic, spore-forming, aerobe, Bacteria, 16S sequence

description: Alicyclobacillus fastidiosus S-TAB is an aerobe, spore-forming, thermophilic bacterium that was isolated from apple juice.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 392011
  • Matching level: species

strain history

doi: 10.13145/bacdive430.20220920.7

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/bacillota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Bacillota
  • class: Bacilli
  • order: Caryophanales
  • family: Alicyclobacillaceae
  • genus: Alicyclobacillus
  • species: Alicyclobacillus fastidiosus
  • full scientific name: Alicyclobacillus fastidiosus Goto et al. 2007

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domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Bacillales

family: Alicyclobacillaceae

genus: Alicyclobacillus

species: Alicyclobacillus fastidiosus

full scientific name: Alicyclobacillus fastidiosus Goto et al. 2007

strain designation: S-TAB

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 31943
  • gram stain: positive
  • cell length: 04-05 µm
  • cell width: 0.9-1 µm
  • cell shape: rod-shaped
  • motility: no


  • @ref: 31943
  • production: no

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 7310
  • growth: yes
  • link:
  • composition: Name: BACILLUS ACIDOCALDARIUS MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 13) Composition: Agar 20.0 g/l Glucose 1.0 g/l Yeast extract 1.0 g/l KH2PO4 0.6 g/l MgSO4 x 7 H2O 0.5 g/l CaCl2 x 2 H2O 0.25 g/l (NH4)2SO4 0.2 g/l Distilled water

culture temp


culture pH


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

  • @ref: 31943
  • oxygen tolerance: aerobe

spore formation

  • @ref: 31943
  • spore formation: yes


@refsaltgrowthtested relationconcentration
31943NaClpositivegrowth0-2 %
31943NaClpositiveoptimum1 %


  • @ref: 67770
  • observation: quinones: MK-7

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
3194322599arabinose+carbon source
3194333984fucose+carbon source
3194328260galactose+carbon source
3194329864mannitol+carbon source
3194316634raffinose+carbon source
3194326546rhamnose+carbon source
3194327082trehalose+carbon source
3194318222xylose+carbon source


  • @ref: 31943
  • value: catalase
  • activity: +
  • ec:

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typecountryorigin.countrycontinent
7310apple juiceJapanJPNAsia
67770Apple juice

isolation source categories

#Engineered#Food production#Beverage
#Host Body-Site#Plant#Fruit (Seed)

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 7310
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 7310
  • description: Alicyclobacillus fastidiosus gene for 16S ribosomal RNA, partial sequence
  • accession: AB264021
  • length: 1514
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 392011

GC content

6777053.9high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

External links

@ref: 7310

culture collection no.: DSM 17978, IAM 15229, JCM 21683, NBRC 103109

straininfo link



  • topic: Phylogeny
  • Pubmed-ID: 17551043
  • title: Proposal of six species of moderately thermophilic, acidophilic, endospore-forming bacteria: Alicyclobacillus contaminans sp. nov., Alicyclobacillus fastidiosus sp. nov., Alicyclobacillus kakegawensis sp. nov., Alicyclobacillus macrosporangiidus sp. nov., Alicyclobacillus sacchari sp. nov. and Alicyclobacillus shizuokensis sp. nov.
  • authors: Goto K, Mochida K, Kato Y, Asahara M, Fujita R, An SY, Kasai H, Yokota A
  • journal: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
  • DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.64692-0
  • year: 2007
  • mesh: Aerobiosis, Bacterial Proteins/genetics, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Beverages/*microbiology, Carbohydrate Metabolism, Carboxylic Acids/metabolism, DNA Gyrase/genetics, DNA, Bacterial/chemistry/genetics, DNA, Ribosomal/chemistry/genetics, *Environmental Microbiology, Fatty Acids/analysis, Genes, rRNA, Gram-Positive Endospore-Forming Bacteria/*classification/cytology/*isolation & purification/physiology, Guaiacol/metabolism, Hydrogen-Ion Concentration, Microscopy, Phase-Contrast, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Phylogeny, Quinones/analysis, RNA, Bacterial/genetics, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Sequence Homology, Nucleic Acid, Temperature
  • topic2: Metabolism


7310Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 17978)
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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
31943Barberan A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N.10.1128/mSphere.00237-17Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information2877604128199
67770Curators of the JCM