Pseudomonas balearica

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Pseudomonas balearica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. balearica
Binomial name
Pseudomonas balearica
Bennasar, et al., 1996
Type strain
CCUG 44487

CIP 105297
DSM 6083

Pseudomonas balearica is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped, motile bacterium.[1] It is an environmental bacterium, and has demonstrated the potential to oxidize inorganic sulfur compounds to tetrathionate.[2] Based on 16S rRNA analysis, P. balearica has been placed in the P. stutzeri group.[3]


  1. ^ Bennasar; Rosselló-Mora, R; Lalucat, J; Moore, ER; et al. (Jan 1996). "16S rRNA gene sequence analysis relative to genomovars of Pseudomonas stutzeri and proposal of Pseudomonas balearica sp. nov.". Int J Syst Bacteriol 46 (1): 200–5. doi:10.1099/00207713-46-1-200. PMID 8573496. 
  2. ^ Sorokin; Teske, A; Robertson, LA; Kuenen, JG; et al. (Oct 1999). "Anaerobic oxidation of thiosulfate to tetrathionate by obligately heterotrophic bacteria, belonging to the Pseudomonas stutzeri group". FEMS Microbiol Ecol 30 (2): 113–123. doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.1999.tb00640.x. PMID 10508936. 
  3. ^ Anzai; Kim, H; Park, JY; Wakabayashi, H; Oyaizu, H; 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.