Pseudomonas denitrificans

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Pseudomonas denitrificans
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. denitrificans
Binomial name
Pseudomonas denitrificans
Bergey, et al. 1961
Type strain
ATCC 19244

CCEB 525
IAM 12023
NCIMB 1656
NCTC 1656
NRRL B-1028

Pseudomonas denitrificans is a Gram-negative aerobic organism bacterium that performs denitrification. It was first isolated from garden soil in Vienna, Austria. It synthesizes vitamin B12.[1] Based on 16S rRNA analysis, P. denitrificans has been placed in the P. pertucinogena group.[2]


  1. ^ Lago BD, and Demain AL (1969). "Alternate requirement for vitamin B12 or methionine in mutants of Pseudomonas denitrificans, a vitamin B12-producing bacterium". J Bacteriol. 99 (1): 347–9. PMC 250011Freely accessible. PMID 5802615. 
  2. ^ 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. PMID 10939664. doi:10.1099/00207713-50-4-1563.