Cupriavidus necator (ATCC® 17699)

Strain Designations: 337 [ATCC 23440, H16, NCIB 10442, S-10-1]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Ralstonia eutropha Yabuuchi et al.
Strain Designations 337 [ATCC 23440, H16, NCIB 10442, S-10-1]
Sludge from the Weende-Quelle
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RY Stanier
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RY Stanier <-- H Schlegel H16
Sludge from the Weende-Quelle

Davis DH, et al. Proposal to reject the genus Hydrogenomonas: taxonomic implications. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 19: 375-390, 1969.

Friedrich B, et al. Purification and properties of chorismate mutase-prephenate dehydratase and prephenate dehydrogenase from Alcaligenes eutrophus. J. Bacteriol. 126: 712-722, 1976. PubMed: 1262315

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

Vandamme P, Coenye T. Taxonomy of the genus Cupriavidus: a tale of lost and found. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 2285-2289, 2004. PubMed: 15545472

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X91878 A.eutrophus pdhR, pdhE and ampC genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X91877 A.eutrophus odhA, odhB, odhL, ORF1 and ORF5 genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X65278 A.eutrophus nosZ gene encoding nitrous oxide reductase.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M55230 Ralstonia eutropha NAD-reducing hydrogenase (hoxF), NAD-reducing hydrogenase (hoxU), NAD-reducing hydrogenase (hoxY), and NAD-reducing hydrogenase (hoxH) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AM260479 Ralstonia eutropha H16 chromosome 1.

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