Acinetobacter calcoaceticus (Beijerinck 1911) Baumann et al. 1968
NCAIM Number B.02622
Other Collection Number DSM 1139
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Isolation source hexadecane enrichments
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Restriction Hazard Group 2
Name of Medium NCAIM 0025 - Nutrient agar 30°C
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Listed as A. baumannii in DSMZ-catalogue 1998 because of biochemical similarity to A. baumannii. 16S rDNA sequences 99.9% similar to A. calcoaceticus. (Rainey, F. A., Lang, E., Stackebrandt, E. 1994. The phylogenetic structure of the genus Acinetobacter.. FEMS Microbiol.Lett. 124 : 349-354).
Utilizes n-alkanes (Ensley, B. D., Finnerty, W. R. (1980). Influences of growth substrates and oxygen on the electron transport system in Acinetobacter sp. HO1-N. J.Bacteriol. 142 : 859-868 .
ID checked by 16S sequencing