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Rhodococcus erythropolis
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Rhodococcus erythropolis (Gray and Thornton 1928) Goodfellow and Alderson 1979

IEGM 711

<- 1994, M.S.Kuyukina Be A16 <- J.C.Philp, Napier Univ., Edinburgh, UK, A16. Isolated from: foam, activated sludge plant, Irvine, Scotland, UK. Taxonomy/description: demonstrates the reaction of complete identity with polyclonal antiserum against Rhodococcus erythropolis IEGM 7T; 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis. Properties: uses normal hydrocarbons, aliphatic alcohols (propan-1-ol, propan-2-ol, butan-1-ol, butan-2-ol) and aromatic hydrocarbons (benzene, toluene) as a sole carbon source; resistant to Pb2+ (20.0 mM), Cd2+, Cr6+, Cu2+, Zn2+ (5.0 mM). (Medium 2, 8 or 15, 28oC).

Medium: 2, 8, 15