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Gordonia terrae

Gordonia terrae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10669

Current Name

Gordonia terrae

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

Tsukamura 3612

General Info


(Tsukamura 1971) Stackebrandt et al. 1989

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:25594, CCUG:34959, CIP:104295, DSM:43249, JCM:3206, NBRC:100016, NRRL:B:16283, VKM:Ac:1023, Tsukamura 3612



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Chocolate blood agar, 48 hours, 37°C, CO₂ required

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(ATCC 25594) Type strain / M. Tsukamura, Obu, Chita, Aichi-ken, Japan in 1970 / Soil in 1967

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Rhodococcus terrae


Extended Bibliography

Evidence of phylogenetic heterogeneity within the genus Rhodococcus: revival of the genus Gordona (Tsukamura)., Validation List no. 30.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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