Azoarcus tolulyticus

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Azoarcus tolulyticus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Rhodocyclales
Family: Rhodocyclaceae
Genus: Azoarcus
Species: Azoarcus tolulyticus
Zhou et al., 1995

Azoarcus tolulyticus is a species of bacteria. It is a nitrogen-fixing bacteria.[1] It is notable for degrading toluene. Tol-4 is its type strain.


  1. ^ Zhou, J.; Fries, M. R.; Chee-Sanford, J. C.; Tiedje, J. M. (1995). "Phylogenetic Analyses of a New Group of Denitrifiers Capable of Anaerobic Growth on Toluene and Description of Azoarcus tolulyticus sp. nov.". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 45 (3): 500–506. doi:10.1099/00207713-45-3-500. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 8590677. 

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