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Rhodococcus rhodochrous

Rhodococcus rhodochrous

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10210

Current Name

Rhodococcus rhodochrous

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

R S Breed KMRh

General Info


(Zopf 1891) Tsukamura 1974 emend. Rainey et al. 1995

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:13808, BCCM/LMG:5365, CCUG:47165, CIP:104376, DSM:43241, HAMBI:1959, IEGM:62, IFO:16069, JCM:3202, LMG:5365, NBRC:16069, NRRL:B:16536, NRRL:B:2149, VKM:Ac:1227, R. S. Breed KMRh, Rutgers 372



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 4 days, 30°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(Rutgers 372, ATCC 13808) Type strain / R. E. Gordon, New Brunswick in 1960 / R. S. Breed, New York / Kral Collection / W. Migula / Gordon, R. E. & Mihm, J. M. (1957) J. Bact. 73, 15

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Rhodococcus rhodochrous


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, 1 ZOPF (W.), (1891), Über Ausscheidung von Fettfarbstoffen (Lipochromen) seitens gewisser Spaltpilze., 22-28 A further numerical taxonomic study of the rhodochrous group. Polyphasic evidence for the transfer of Rhodococcus roseus to Rhodococcus rhodochrous.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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