Pseudomonas cedrina
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pseudomonadales, Family Pseudomonadaceae, Genus Pseudomonas,
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Pseudomonas cedrina subsp. cedrina Dabboussi et al. 2002 emend. Behrendt et al. 2009.
=> Pseudomonas cedrina subsp. fulgida  Behrendt et al. 2009.

Historical synonym:
Pseudomonas cedrella  Dabboussi et al. 2002.
Gram negative rods, motile by means of a single polar flagellum.
Colonies on nutrient agar are circular, smooth, and non-pigmented. Fluorescent
pigment is produced on King B agar. No hemolysis on blood agar.Optimum
temperature 21 - 28 ºC.  Growth occurs at 4 ºC, but not at 41ºC. Growth media: King B
agar, Trypticase Soy Broth Agar, Nutrient Agar, Caso Agar. No growth occurs with 5%
NaCl in the medium.
Isolated from spring water in Lebanon (subsp. cedrina) & from phyllosphere of grasses (subsp. fulgida).
Unknown.
  1. Fouad Dabboussi, Monzer Hamze, Malika Elomari, Sophie Verhille, Nader Baida, Daniel Izard,  and Henri Leclerc. Taxonomic
    study of bacteria isolated from Lebanese spring waters: proposal for Pseudomonas cedrella sp. nov. and P. orientalis sp. nov.
    Research in Microbiology Volume 150, Issue 5, June 1999, Pages 303-316.
  2. George M. Garrity, Julia A. Bell & Timothy Lilburn: Order IX Pseudomonadales Orla-Jensen 1921 In:  Bergey’s Manual of
    Systematic Bacteriology, Second edition,Vol two, part B, George M. Garrity (Editor-in-Chief), 2005,  pp. 323-442.
Levan is produced from sucrose. Various carbon sources, particularly carbohydrates
and derivatives, and various enzymatic activities are reported.

Negative results for oxidase, catalase &  arginine dihydrolase

Variable results for denitrificaton & gelatinase.
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