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Rhodococcus percolatus Briglia et al. 1996

IEGM 1031T

Coidentity: CIP 104964, DSM 44240, HAMBI 1752, JCM 10087

<- 2011, DSMZ, DSM 44240. Isolated from: 2,4,6-TCP-containing enrichment culture in a percolator inoculated with contaminated sludge and sediment samples, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. Type strain. Taxonomy/description: 16S rRNA gene sequence (X92114) (360). Properties: degrades 2,4,6-trichlorphenol; grew on sucrose, pyruvate, and 2,4,6-trichlorophenol, and it oxidized a large number of carbon compounds, including catechol, 3-hydroxyphenylacetic acid, and phenol (360); resistant to Pb2+ (20.0 mM), Cu2+ (5.0 mM). (Medium 2 or 8, 28oC).

Medium: 2, 8

Reference(s): 360