Mycobacterium frederiksbergense

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Mycobacterium frederiksbergense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Genus: Mycobacterium
Species: M. frederiksbergense
Binomial name
Mycobacterium frederiksbergense
Willumsen et al. 2001, DSM 44346

Mycobacterium frederiksbergense is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus mycobacterium.

Etymology: frederiksbergense, of Frederiksberg, Denmark, referring to the place of isolation.

Type strain[edit]

First isolated in Frederiksberg, Denmark. Strain FAn9 = CIP 107205 = DSM 44346 = NRRL B-24126.


  • Willumsen et al. 2001. Mycobacterium frederiksbergense sp. nov., a novel polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading Mycobacterium species. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 51, 1715-1722. PMID 11594601

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