Aminobacter aminovorans (den Dooren de Jong) Urakami et al. emend. Kampfer et al. (ATCC® 29600)

Strain Designations: [DSM 10368]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas sp.
Strain Designations [DSM 10368]
Degrades nitrilotriacetate
Produces nitrilotriacetic acid monooxygenase
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain of Chelatobacter heintzii, IJSB 46: 624-625, 1993; Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 16: 104-112, 1993)
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor JM Tiedje, M Firestone
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
J M Tiedje

Firestone MK, Tiedje JM. Biodegradation of metal-nitrilotriacetate complexes by a Pseudomonas species: mechanism of reaction. Appl. Microbiol. 29: 758-764, 1975. PubMed: 1155932

Tiedje JM, et al. Metabolism of nitrilotriacetate by cells of Pseudomonas species. Appl. Microbiol. 25: 811-818, 1973. PubMed: 4715561

Firestone MK, Tiedje JM. Pathway of degradation of nitrilotriacetate by a Pseudomonas species. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 35: 955-961, 1978. PubMed: 655711

Validation list no. 46. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 43: 624-625, 1993.

Auling G, et al. Description of the gram-negative, obligately aerobic, nitrilotriacetate (NTA)-utilizing bacteria as Chelatobacter heintzii, gen. nov., sp. nov., and Chelatococcus asaccharovorans, gen. nov., sp. nov.. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 16: 104-112, 1993.

Uetz T, et al. Purification and characterization of a two-component monooxygenase that hydroxylates nitrilotriacetate from "Chelatobacter" strain ATCC 29600. J. Bacteriol. 174: 1179-1188, 1992. PubMed: 1735711

Firestone MK, et al. A nitrilotriacetic acid monooxygenase with conditional NADH-oxidase activity. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 190: 617-623, 1978. PubMed: 31137

type strain of Chelatobacter heintzii, IJSB 46: 624-625, 1993; Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 16: 104-112, 1993

Kampfer P, et al. Chelatobacter heintzii (Auling et al. 1993) is a later subjective synonym of Aminobacter aminovorans (Urakami et al. 1992). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52: 835-839, 2002. PubMed: 12054247

type strain of Chelatobacter heintzii, IJSB 46: 624-625, 1993; Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 16: 104-112, 1993

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L49438 Chelatobacter heintzii NTA monooxygenase component B (nmoB), NTA monooxygenase component A (nmoA), regulatory protein (nmoR) and transposase (nmoT) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U39411 Chelatobacter heintzii nitrilotriacetate monooxygenase genes, putative regulatory protein (ntaR), NTA monooxygenase component A (ntaA) and component B (ntaB) genes, complete cds.

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