Pseudomonas thermotolerans

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Pseudomonas thermotolerans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. thermotolerans
Binomial name
Pseudomonas thermotolerans
Manaia and Moore 2002

Pseudomonas thermotolerans is a Gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacterium found in the industrial cooking water of a cork-processing plant. It is capable of surviving at 47 °C (117 °F),[1] hence its name. The type strain is DSM 14292.


  1. ^ Manaia CM and Moore, ER (Nov 2002). "Pseudomonas thermotolerans sp. nov., a thermotolerant species of the genus Pseudomonas sensu stricto". Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 52 (Pt 6) (Pt 6): 2203–9. PMID 12508889.