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Rhodococcus erythropolis (Gray and Thornton 1928) Goodfellow and Alderson 1979
Coidentity: UCM Ac-23
<- 1980, I.B. Ivshina, IMV 20 <- O.A. Nesterenko, 20. Isolated from: oil-polluted soil, Ukraine. Taxonomy/description: demonstrates the reaction of complete identity with polyclonal antiserum against Rhodococcus erythropolis IEGM 7T (4). Properties: uses normal hydrocarbons, aliphatic alcohols (ethanol) and aromatic hydrocarbons (oxybenzene) as a sole carbon source; resistant to Mo6+ (20.0 mM), Cr6+, Cu2+, Ni2+ (5.0 mM). (Medium 2, 8, 15 or 16, 28oC).
Medium: 2, 8, 15, 16
Reference(s): 4, 257