Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus

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Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Family: Micrococcaceae
Genus: Arthrobacter
Species: Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus
Westerberg et al., 2000

Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus is a species of bacteria capable of degrading high concentrations of 4-chlorophenol, hence its name. As such. it may be useful in bioremediation.[1] Its type strain is DSM 12829T.


  1. ^ Westerberg, K.; Elvang, A. M.; Stackebrandt, E.; Jansson, J. K. (2000). "Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus sp. nov., a new species capable of degrading high concentrations of 4-chlorophenol". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 50 (6): 2083–2092. ISSN 1466-5026. PMID 11155983. doi:10.1099/00207713-50-6-2083. 

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