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Rhodococcus erythropolis (Gray and Thornton 1928) Goodfellow and Alderson 1979
<- 1995, L.V. Zvereva, NZh37. Isolated from: water, Nozhovskoe oilfield, Perm region, Russia. Taxonomy/description: shows positive result with Rhodococcus erythropolis primers in species-specific PCR (245). Properties: uses hydrocarbons and crude oil as a sole carbon source; resistant to Pb2+ (10.0 mM), Cr6+, Cu2+ (5.0 mM). (Medium 2 or 8, 28oC).
Medium: 2, 8
Reference(s): 245, 257