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Brevundimonas vesicularis

Brevundimonas vesicularis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10900

Current Name

Brevundimonas vesicularis

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

Stanier 500

General Info


(Busing et al. 1953) Segers et al. 1994

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 11426, BCRC 11012, CCM 3398, CCRC 11012, CCUG 2032, CCUG 28332, CCUG 28333, CFBP 3032, CIP 101035, DSM 7226, DSM 7233, IAM 12105, IFO 12165, JCM 1477, LMG 2350, NBRC 12165, NCCB 76049, NCIMB 1945, VKM B-974, Stanier 500, Otto A117, Kosako 85012



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 30°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result



Galactitol: -

Gluconate: -

Mannitol: -

Enzyme Tests

Arginine deiminase: -

Beta-galactosidase: +

Gelatinase: +

Strain Data

(ATCC 11426) Type strain / ATCC in 1972 / G. J. Jann / E. V. Morse / R. S. Breed / K. J. Busing / Leech (Hirudo) / Galarneault, T. P. & Leifson, E. (1964) Int. Bull. Bact. Nomencl. Taxon. 14, 165 / Ballard, R. W. et al. (1968) J. gen. Microbiol. 53, 349

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

invertebrate;leech (hirudo)



Previous Catalogue Name

Pseudomonas vesicularis


Extended Bibliography

Skerman,V.B.D, McGowan,V, Sneath,P.H.A.(ed), (1980), Approved Lists of Bacterial Names., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 225-420, Segers,P, Vancanneyt,M, Pot,B, Torck,U, Hoste,B, Dewettinck,D, Falsen,E, Kersters,K, deVos,P., (1994), Classification of Pseudomonas diminuta Leifson and Hugh 1954 and Pseudomonas vesicularis Büsing, Döll, and Freytag 1953 in Brevundimonas gen. nov. as Brevundimonas diminuta comb. nov. and Brevundimonas vesicularis comb. nov., respectively., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 499-510,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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