Pseudomonas knackmussii

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Pseudomonas knackmussii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. knackmussii
Binomial name
Pseudomonas knackmussii
Stoltz, et al. 2007

Pseudomonas knackmussii is a Gram-negative, polarly flagellated, motile, short rod bacterium isolated from a sewage treatment plant in Göttingen, Germany. It is the first bacterium used to study the degradation of haloaromatic compounds. It is named after Hans-Joachim Knackmuss.[1] The type strain is DSM 6978.


  1. ^ Stoltz; et al. (Mar 2007). "Pseudomonas knackmussii sp. nov". Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 57 (Pt 3): 572–576. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.64761-0. PMID 17329787. 

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