Comamonas testosteroni

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Comamonas testosteroni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Beta Proteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Comamonadaceae
Genus: Comamonas
Binomial name
Comamonas testosteroni
(Marcus and Talalay 1956)
Tamaoka et al. 1987
Synonyms

Pseudomonas testosteroni Marcus and Talalay 1956
Pseudomonas dacunhae Arima

Comamonas testosteroni is a Gram-negative soil bacterium. Strain I2gfp has been used in bioaugmentation trials, in attempts to treat the industrial by-product 3-chloroaniline.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ N. Boon, J. Goris, P. De Vos, W. Verstraete and E.M. Top (July 2000). "Bioaugmentation of Activated Sludge by an Indigenous 3-Chloroaniline-Degrading Comamonas testosteroni Strain, I2gfp". App. Environ. Microbiol. 66 (7): 2906–2913. doi:10.1128/AEM.66.7.2906-2913.2000. PMC 92090. PMID 10877785.