Cupriavidus necator Makkar and Casida (ATCC® 17697)

Strain Designations: 335 [CCUG 1776, CIP 104763, DSM 531, ICPB 3984, JCM 11282, LMG 1199, NCCB 82041, NCIB 11842, NRRL B-14690, NRRL B-4383, R-10-e]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Hydrogenomonas eutropha Wittenberg and Repaske
Strain Designations 335 [CCUG 1776, CIP 104763, DSM 531, ICPB 3984, JCM 11282, LMG 1199, NCCB 82041, NCIB 11842, NRRL B-14690, NRRL B-4383, R-10-e]
Application Produces poly-D-3-hydroxybutyric acid from carbon dioxide
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Comments Taxonomy
Dissimilation of aromatic compounds and regulation of beta-ketoadipate pathway
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere:   Aerobic
Name of Depositor RY Stanier
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RY Stanier <-- R Repaske R-10-e <-- C Bovell

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Davis DH, et al. Proposal to reject the genus Hydrogenomonas: taxonomic implications. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 19: 375-390, 1969.

Davis DH, et al. Taxonomic studies on some gram negative polarly flagellated "hydrogen bacteria" and related species. Arch. Mikrobiol. 70: 1-13, 1970. PubMed: 4987616

Goris J, et al. Classification of metal-resistant bacteria from industrial biotopes as Ralstonia campinensis sp. nov., Ralstonia metallidurans sp. nov. and Ralstonia basilensis Steinle et al.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1773-1782, 2001. PubMed: 11594608

Hovanec TA, DeLong EF. Comparative analysis of nitrifying bacteria associated with freshwater and marine aquaria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62: 2888-2896, 1996. PubMed: 8702281

Johnson BF, Stanier RY. Dissimilation of aromatic compounds by Alcaligenes eutrophus. J. Bacteriol. 107: 468-475, 1971. PubMed: 5113598

Johnson BF, Stanier RY. Regulation of the -ketoadipate pathway in Alcaligenes eutrophus. J. Bacteriol. 107: 476-485, 1971. PubMed: 5113599

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

Tanaka K, Ishizaki A. Production of poly-D-3-hydroxybutyric acid from carbon dioxide by a two-stage culture method employing Alcaligenes eutrophus ATCC 17697. J. Ferment. Bioeng. 77: 425-427, 1994.

Vaneechoutte M, et al. Wautersia gen. nov., a novel genus accommodating the phylogenetic lineage including Ralstonia eutropha and related species, and proposal of Ralstonia [Pseudomonas] syzygii (Roberts et al. 1990) comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 317-327, 2004. PubMed: 15023939

Vandamme P, Coenye T. Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 2285-2289, 2004. PubMed: 15545472

Yabuuchi E, et al. Transfer of two Burkholderia and an Alcaligenes species to Ralstonia gen. Nov.: Proposal of Ralstonia pickettii (Ralston, Palleroni and Doudoroff 1973) comb. Nov., Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith 1896) comb. Nov. and Ralstonia eutropha (Davis 1969) comb. Nov.. Microbiol. Immunol. 39: 897-904, 1995. PubMed: 8657018

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M32021 A.eutrophus small subunit ribosomal RNA.

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