Cupriavidus taiwanensis

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Cupriavidus taiwanensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Burkholderiaceae
Genus: Cupriavidus
Species: C. taiwanensis
Binomial name
Cupriavidus taiwanensis
Vandamme and Coenye 2004[1]
Type strain
BCRC 17206, CCRC 17206, CCUG 44338, Chen R1, CIP 107171, DSM 17343, LMG 19424, R-10603, Vandamme R-10603[2]

Ralstonia taiwanensis, Wautersia taiwanensis[3]

Cupriavidus taiwanensis is a Gram-negative, nitrogen-fixing[4] bacterium of the genus Cupriavidus and family Burkholderiaceae, which forms indeterminate nodules on Mimosa pudica.[5][6][7] The genome of C. taiwanensis is completely sequenced.[8]

See also[edit]

List of sequenced bacterial genomes


  1. ^ List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature:
  2. ^ Strainingo of Cupriavidus taiwanensis
  3. ^
  4. ^ Chen; Laevens, S; Lee, TM; Coenye, T; De Vos, P; Mergeay, M; Vandamme, P; et al. (Sep 2001). "Ralstonia taiwanensis sp. nov., isolated from root nodules of Mimosa species and sputum of a cystic fibrosis patient". Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51 (5): 1729–35. doi:10.1099/00207713-51-5-1729. PMID 11594603. 
  5. ^ Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  6. ^ Genome Research
  7. ^ NCBI
  8. ^ Genome Research