Tsukamurella paurometabola (Steinhaus) Collins et al. (ATCC® 25938)

Strain Designations: 3462 [N663, NCTC 10741]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Gordona aurantiaca
Strain Designations 3462 [N663, NCTC 10741]
Sputum, South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control
Biosafety Level 2

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
Referred to as the type strain of Gordona aurantiaca
Referred to as the type strain of Rhodococcus aurantiacus
Medium ATCC® Medium 90: Lowenstein Jenson medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Name of Depositor M Tsukamura
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--M Tsukamura<<--A. Kuse
Sputum, South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control

Tsukamura M, Mizuno S. A new species Gordona aurantiaca occurring in sputa of patients with pulmonary disease. Kekkaku 46: 93-98, 1971. PubMed: 5572851

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

Rowbotham TJ, Cross T. Ecology of Rhodococcus coprophilus sp. nov.: an aerobic nocardioform actinomycete belonging to the "rhodochrous" complex. J. Gen. Microbiol. 100: 123-138, 1977.

Tsukamura M, et al. Comprehensive numerical classification of 369 strains of Mycobacterium, Rhodococcus, and Nocardia. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 29: 110-129, 1979.

Tsukamura M, Yano I. Rhodococcus sputi sp. nov., nom. rev., and Rhodococcus aurantiacus sp. nov., nom. rev.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 35: 364-368, 1985.

Collins MD, et al. Tsukamurella gen. nov. harboring Corynebacterium paurometabolum and Rhodococcus aurantiacus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 385-391, 1988.

Kattar MM, et al. Tsukamurella strandjordae sp. nov., a proposed new species causing sepsis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 1467-1476, 2001. PubMed: 11283073

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF283282 Tsukamurella inchonensis strain ATCC25938 16S ribosomal RNA gene, complete sequence.

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