Ralstonia sp. (ATCC® BAA-423)

Strain Designations: U2  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations U2
Catabolizes naphthalene
Soil exposed to oily sludge, approximately 1988, S.L. Fuenmayor
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor PA Williams
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--PA Williams<<--S.L. Fuenmayor
Soil exposed to oily sludge, approximately 1988, S.L. Fuenmayor
Year of Origin 1988

. Characterization of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons degradative soil Pseudomonas.. Acta Cient. Venez. 43: 349-354, 1992. PubMed: 1343746

Fuenmayor SL, et al. A gene cluster encoding steps in conversion of naphthalene to gentisate in Pseudomonas sp. strain U2. J. Bacteriol. 180: 2522-2530, 1998. PubMed: 9573207

Zhou NY, et al. nag genes of Ralstonia (formerly Pseudomonas) sp. strain U2 encoding enzymes for gentisate catabolism.. J. Bacteriol. 183: 700-708, 2001. PubMed: 11133965

Zhou NY, et al. Salicylate 5-hydroxylase from Ralstonia sp. strain U2: a monooxygenase with close relationships to and shared electron transport proteins with naphthalene dioxygenase.. J. Bacteriol. 184: 1547-1555, 2002. PubMed: 11872705

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF301897 Ralstonia sp. U2 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF036940 Ralstonia sp. U2 plasmid pWWU2 putative chemotaxis protein gene, partial cds; LysR-like regular protein (nagR), ferredoxin reductase (nagAa), salicylate-5-hydroxylase large oxygenase component (nagG), salicyl

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