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Pelomonas saccharophila (Doudoroff) Xie and Yokota (ATCC® 15946)

Strain Designations: [IAM 12059, CCUG 32988, DSM 654, IAM 14368, JCM 21181, LMG 2256, NBRC 103037, NCCB 46053]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas saccharophila Doudoroff
Strain Designations [IAM 12059, CCUG 32988, DSM 654, IAM 14368, JCM 21181, LMG 2256, NBRC 103037, NCCB 46053]
Assay of D-galactose
Assay of mannans mannan, mannose
Produces amylase
Produces galactose dehydrogenase beta-galactose dehydrogenase
Produces mannose isomerase
Produces phospho-2keto-3-deoxy-gluconate aldolase KDPGA
Produces sucrose phosphorylase
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Nitrogen fixation
Medium ATCC® Medium 106: Pseudomonas saccharophila medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Doudoroff

Doudoroff M. The oxidative assimilation of sugars and related substances by Pseudomonas saccharophila with a contribution to the problem of the direct respiration of di- and polysaccharides. Enzymologia 9: 59-72, 1940.

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

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

Barraquis WL, et al. Nitrogen fixation by Pseudomonas saccharophila Douderoff ATCC 15946. J. Gen. Microbiol. 132: 237-241, 1986.

Xie CH, Yokota A. Reclassification of Alcaligenes latus strains IAM 12599T and IAM 12664 and Pseudomonas saccharophila as Azohydromonas lata gen. nov., comb. nov., Azohydromonas australica sp. nov. and Pelomonas saccharophila gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55(Pt 6): 2419-2425, 2005. PubMed: 16280506

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB021407 Pseudomonas saccharophila DNA for 16S rRNA, strain DSM 654T

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