Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 433

Type strain: Yes

Species: Alicyclobacillus shizuokensis

Strain Designation: 4A-336

Culture col. no.: DSM 17981, IAM 15226

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BacDive-ID: 433

DSM-Number: 17981

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

description: Alicyclobacillus shizuokensis 4A-336 is an aerobe, spore-forming, thermophilic bacterium that was isolated from soil, crop field.

strain history: <- Keiichi Goto, 4-A336

doi: 10.13145/bacdive433.20201210.5

Name and taxonomic classification


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  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/firmicutes
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Firmicutes
  • class: Bacilli
  • order: Caryophanales
  • family: Alicyclobacillaceae
  • genus: Alicyclobacillus
  • species: Alicyclobacillus shizuokensis
  • full scientific name: Alicyclobacillus shizuokensis Goto et al. 2007

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domain: Bacteria

phylum: Firmicutes

class: Bacilli

order: Bacillales

family: Alicyclobacillaceae

genus: Alicyclobacillus

species: Alicyclobacillus shizuokensis

full scientific name: Alicyclobacillus shizuokensis Goto et al. 2007

strain designation: 4A-336

type strain: yes


cell morphology

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  • gram stain: positive
  • cell length: 04-05 µm
  • cell width: 0.7-0.8 µm
  • cell shape: rod-shaped
  • motility: yes


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  • production: no

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

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  • name: BACILLUS ACIDOCALDARIUS MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 13), + MnSO4 (see medium 1)
  • growth: yes
  • link:

culture temp


culture pH


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

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  • oxygen tolerance: aerobe

spore formation

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  • spore formation: yes


@refsaltgrowthtested relationconcentration
31943NaClpositivegrowth0-5 %
31943NaClpositiveoptimum2.5 %

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
3194322599arabinose+carbon source
3194317057cellobiose+carbon source
3194328260galactose+carbon source
3194317306maltose+carbon source
3194329864mannitol+carbon source
3194328053melibiose+carbon source
3194317814salicin+carbon source
3194317992sucrose+carbon source
3194327082trehalose+carbon source
3194318222xylose+carbon source


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  • value: catalase
  • activity: +
  • ec:

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


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  • sample type: soil, crop field
  • geographic location: Shizuoka city
  • country: Japan
  • JPN
  • continent: Asia

isolation source categories

#Host#Plants#Herbaceous plants (Grass,Crops)

Safety information

risk assessment

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

Sequence information

16S sequences

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  • description: Alicyclobacillus shizuokensis gene for 16S ribosomal RNA, partial sequence
  • accession: AB264024
  • length: 1519
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 392014

GC content

  • @ref: 7313
  • GC-content: 60.5

External links

@ref: 7313

culture collection no.: DSM 17981, IAM 15226

straininfo link



7313Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 17981)
20215D.Gleim, M.Kracht, N.Weiss et. al. Nomenclature Up-to-date - compilation of all names of Bacteria and Archaea, validly published according to the Bacteriological Code since 1. Jan. 1980, and validly published nomenclatural changes since
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 Information28199