Pseudomonas aureofaciens

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Pseudomonas aureofaciens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. aureofaciens
Binomial name
Pseudomonas aureofaciens
Kluyver 1956
Type strain
ATCC 13985

CFBP 2133
LMG 1245


Pseudomonas polychromogenes Kluyver 1956

Pseudomonas aureofaciens is a yellowish, aerobic, Gram-negative, motile, polar-flagellated, rod-shaped bacterium isolated from clay near the River Maas.[1] Based on 16S rRNA analysis, P. aureofaciens has been placed in the P. chlororaphis group.[2]


  1. ^ Kluyver AJ (Sep 1956). "Pseudomonas aureofaciens nov. spec. and its pigments.". J Bacteriol. 72 (3): 406–11. PMC 357921Freely accessible. PMID 13366937. 
  2. ^ Anzai; et al. (Jul 2000). "Phylogenetic affiliation of the pseudomonads based on 16S rRNA sequence". Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 50 (4): 1563–89. doi:10.1099/00207713-50-4-1563. PMID 10939664.