Aminobacter aminovorans (den Dooren de Jong) Urakami et al. emend. Kampfer et al. (ATCC® 27109)

Strain Designations: NTA [DSM 14059]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Pseudomonas sp.
Strain Designations NTA [DSM 14059]
Degrades nitrilotriacetic acid
Sewage aeration tank
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 no
Medium ATCC® Medium 609: Pseudomonas medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30.0°C
Name of Depositor DD Focht
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
D D Focht
Sewage aeration tank

Focht DD, Joseph HA. Bacterial degradation of nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA). Can. J. Microbiol. 17: 1553-1556, 1971. PubMed: 5158742

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.

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

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