Actinobacillus succinogenes

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Actinobacillus succinogenes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Pasteurellales
Family: Pasteurellaceae
Genus: Actinobacillus
Species: A. succinogenes
Binomial name
Actinobacillus succinogenes
Guettler et al. 1999

Actinobacillus succinogenes is a bacterium. It is a succinic acid-producing strain first isolated from the bovine rumen. It is a facultatively anaerobic, pleomorphic, Gram-negative rod. Its type strain is ATCC 55618T.[1]


  1. ^ Guettler, M. V.; Rumler, D.; Jain, M. K. (1999). "Actinobacillus succinogenes sp. nov., a novel succinic-acid-producing strain from the bovine rumen". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 49 (1): 207–216. doi:10.1099/00207713-49-1-207. ISSN 0020-7713. 

Further reading[edit]

  • McKinlay, J. B.; Zeikus, J. G.; Vieille, C. (2005). "Insights into Actinobacillus succinogenes Fermentative Metabolism in a Chemically Defined Growth Medium". Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71 (11): 6651–6656. doi:10.1128/AEM.71.11.6651-6656.2005. ISSN 0099-2240. 
  • van Heerden, C.D.; Nicol, W. (2013). "Continuous succinic acid fermentation by Actinobacillus succinogenes". Biochemical Engineering Journal. 73: 5–11. doi:10.1016/j.bej.2013.01.015. ISSN 1369-703X. 
  • Zheng, Pu, et al. "Enhanced succinic acid production by Actinobacillus succinogenes after genome shuffling." Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology (2013): 1-10.

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