1887

Abstract

Strain PCP-I, which was isolated from a pentachlorophenol-mineralizing mixed culture, had the following characteristics of the actinomycetes assigned to the genus : DL-diaminopimelic acid, arabinose, and galactose as cell wall constituents; major menaquinone with nine isoprenoid units and one hydrogenated double bond (MK-9H); mycolic acids containing 33 to 43 carbon atoms; and a marked rod-to-coccus cycle during growth. None of the previously described species of contains both MK-9H and mycolic acids of this size, and, unlike other rhodococci, strain PCP-I utilizes rhamnose, inositol, and sorbitol. Based on these properties, we believe that strain PCP-I represents a new species. We propose the name for this new species because of its ability to degrade several chlorophenols. The type strain is strain PCP-I (= DSM 43826).

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journal/ijsem/10.1099/00207713-36-2-246
1986-04-01
2019-09-18
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journal/ijsem/10.1099/00207713-36-2-246
Loading

Most Cited This Month

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error