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Gordonia bronchialis (Tsukamura) Stackebrandt et al. (ATCC® 25592)

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Strain Designations: 3410 (Ohba) [NCTC 10667]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 3410 (Ohba) [NCTC 10667]
Sputum of woman with cavitary disease of both upper lungs
Biosafety Level 2

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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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Tsukamura
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- M Tsukamura <-- H. Kondo
Sputum of woman with cavitary disease of both upper lungs

Validation list no. 30. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 39: 371, 1989.

Goodfellow M, Alderson G. The actinomycetes-genus Rhodococcus: a home for the "rhodochrous" complex. J. Gen. Microbiol. 100: 99-122, 1977. PubMed: 874450

Tsukamura M. Proposal of a new genus, Gordona, for slightly acid-fast organisms occurring in sputa of patients with pulmonary disease and in soil. J. Gen. Microbiol. 68: 15-26, 1971. PubMed: 4109926

Stackebrandt E, et al. Evidence of phylogenetic heterogeneity within the genus Rhodococcus: revival of the genus Gordona (Tsukamura). J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 34: 341-348, 1988.

Tsukamura M, et al. A case report of a patient with pulmonary disease excreting frequently "Mycobacterium" rhodochrous-like organisms. Kekkaku 45: 153-157, 1970. PubMed: 5459226

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

Stackebrandt E, et al. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 479-491, 1997.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U24559 Rhodococcus bronchialis 23S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABTV01000000 Gordonia bronchialis DSM 43247, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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