Pseudomonas resinovorans

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Pseudomonas resinovorans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. resinovorans
Binomial name
Pseudomonas resinovorans
Delaporte, et al. 1961
Type strain
ATCC 14235

CCUG 2473 and 4439
CFBP 5590
CIP 61.9
LMG 2274
NRRL B-2649

Pseudomonas resinovorans is a Gram-negative, soil bacterium that is commonly found in the lubricating oils of wood mills.[1] It is able to degrade carbazole, and as such, may be used in bioremediation.[2] Based on 16S rRNA analysis, P. resinovorans has been placed in the P. aeruginosa group.[3]


  1. ^ Delaporte; Raynaud, M; Daste, P; et al. (1961). "Une bactérie du sol capable d'utiliser, comme source de carbone, la fraction fixe de certaines oléorésines, Pseudomonas resinovorans n. sp.". Compte Rendu des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris 252: 1073–1075. PMID 13721465. 
  2. ^ Nojiri H, Maeda K, Sekiguchi H, Urata M, Shintani M, Yoshida T, Habe H, Omori T. (2002). "Organization and transcriptional characterization of catechol degradation genes involved in carbazole degradation by Pseudomonas resinovorans strain CA10". Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry 66(4):897-901. doi:10.1271/bbb.66.897 PMID 12036072
  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.