Comamonas testosteroni

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Comamonas testosteroni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Comamonadaceae
Genus: Comamonas
Binomial name
Comamonas testosteroni
(Marcus and Talalay 1956)
Tamaoka et al. 1987

Pseudomonas testosteroni Marcus and Talalay 1956
Pseudomonas dacunhae Arima
Pseudomonas cruciviae Tamaoka, Ha, and Komagata, 1987

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


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

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