Pseudomonas abietaniphila

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Pseudomonas abietaniphila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. abietaniphila
Binomial name
Pseudomonas abietaniphila
Mohn, et al. 1999
Type strain
ATCC 700689

CCUG 50779
CIP 106708

Pseudomonas abietaniphila is a Gram-negative soil bacterium that grows on pulp mill effluents with resin acids.[1] It is able to thrive in such environments by using tricyclic diterpenoids as a carbon source.[2] It was first isolated in Canada.


  1. ^ Mohn; et al. (Feb 1999). "Physiological and phylogenetic diversity of bacteria growing on resin acids". Syst Appl Microbiol. 22 (1): 68–78. doi:10.1016/S0723-2020(99)80029-0. PMID 10188280. 
  2. ^ Martin VJ, Yu Z, Mohn WW (Sep 1999). "Recent advances in understanding resin acid biodegradation: microbial diversity and metabolism". Arch Microbiol. 172 (3): 131–138. doi:10.1007/s002030050752. PMID 10460883. 

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