Pseudomonas delhiensis
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pseudomonadales, Family Pseudomonadaceae, Genus Pseudomonas,
Pseudomonas delhiensis  
Prakash et al. 2007 (not included in ABIS - admin. note)
Cells are Gram-negative, aerobic, nonspore-forming, rods (0.56 x 1.5 mm), motile by
a single polar flagellum.
Colonies are smooth and circular, muddy white with a greyish central spot (1.5 mm in
diameter on NA and 2.0 mm on LB agar after 72 hours incubation at 37 ºC).
Strictly
aerobic, growth temperature 4 - 41 ºC.
Media: Nutritive agar, Luria-Bertani agar.
Isolated from the fly ash dumping site of a thermal power plant in Delhi, India.
Unknown (none).
  1. Om Prakash, Kirti Kumari, and Rup Lal. Pseudomonas delhiensis sp. nov., from a fly ash dumping site of a thermal power plant.
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, Mar 2007; 57: 527 - 531.
Positive for oxidase, catalase, nitrate reductase and urease. Acid is produced from
glycerol, lactose, mannitol, glucose, dextrin, sucrose, L-arabinose,
D-fructose, D-galactose, xylose, D-trehalose, cellobiose & sorbitol.

Gelatinase & amylase negative.

Has the capacity to degrade phenanthrene and citronellol.
(c) Costin Stoica
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