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Phylum Actinobacteria, Class Actinobacteria , Order Micrococcales, Family Micrococcaceae, Genus Pseudoglutamicibacter,
Pseudoglutamicibacter albus
(Wauters, Charlier, Janssens and Delmee, 2000) Busse 2016.

Historical synonym:
Arthrobacter albus Wauters, Charlier, Janssens & Delmee, 2000.
Gram-positive small coryneform bacteria. Nonmotile. Spores are not produced.
Colonies are  white, 1 mm in diameter after 48 h of incubation at 37 ºC on blood agar.
Obligate aerobic. Can grow at 42 ºC. No growth at 20 ºC.
Isolated from human clinical specimens.
Undetermined.
  1. Wauters G., Charlier J., Janssens M. and Delmee M., 2000. Identification of Arthrobacter oxydans, Arthrobacter luteolus sp. nov.,
    and Arthrobacter albus sp. nov., Isolated from Human Clinical Specimens. J. Clin. Microbiol. Vol. 38, No. 6, p. 2412-2415.
  2. Busse H.J., 2016. Review of the taxonomy of the genus Arthrobacter, emendation of the genus Arthrobacter sensu lato, proposal
    to reclassify selected species of the genus Arthrobacter in the novel genera Glutamicibacter gen. nov., Paeniglutamicibacter gen.
    nov., Pseudoglutamicibacter gen. nov., Paenarthrobacter gen. nov. and Pseudarthrobacter gen. nov., and emended description of
    Arthrobacter roseus. IJSEM 66, 9-37.
Positive results for acid phosphatase, alkaline phosphatase, catalase, esterase
(C4), esterase lipase (C8), gelatin hydrolysis (weak reaction), leucine arylamidase,
phosphoamidase, pyrrolidonyl arylamidase activity & trypsin.

Negative results for cystine arylamidase, chymotrypsin, DNA hydrolysis, esculin hydrolysis, alpha-fucosidase, alpha- and
beta-galactosidase, beta-glucuronidase, alpha- and beta-glucosidase, N-acetyl-glucosamidase, lipase, alpha-mannosidase, nitrate
reduction, Simmons citrate, tyrosine hydrolysis, urease, valine arylamidase, acid production from: glucose, glycogen, lactose,
maltose, mannitol, ribose, sucrose & xylose.

Variable results for cystine arylamidase activity.
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