Burkholderia graminis
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Betaproteobacteria, Order Burkholderiales, Family Burkholderiaceae, Genus Burkholderia,  
Burkholderia graminis
Viallard et al. 1998.
Gram-negative, 1.0-1.5 x 0.3-0.8 µm, motile cells.
On Luria Bertani agar, colonies are thin, brownish-yellow, translucent. Grows in 3
days on PCAT at 28 ºC, forming white colonies, more or less opaque and creamy,
with an entire margin.
Isolated from the rhizosphere of wheat, corn and pasture grasses.
Unknown.
  1. Viallard, Veronique, Poirier, Isabelle, Cournoyer, Benoit, Haurat, Jacqueline, Wiebkin, Sue, Ophel-Keller, Kathy, Balandreau,
    Jacques. Burkholderia graminis sp. nov., a rhizospheric Burkholderia species, and reassessment of [Pseudomonas]
    phenazinium, [Pseudomonas] pyrrocinia and [Pseudomonas] glathei as Burkholderia. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998 48: 549-563.
  2. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, vol. 2, part C: The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria. Class II.
    Betaproteobacteria, Order I. Burkholderiales, 575-623.
Positive for oxidase, catalase, urease, beta-galactosidase & arginine dihydrolase.
Reduces nitrates to nitrites but does not denitrify.
Positive for the utilization of glycerol, D- and L-arabinose, ribose, galactose, D-glucose,
D-fructose, D-mannose, inositol, mannitol, sorbitol, D- & L-arabitol, gluconate, adonitol,
sucrose, D-fucose, 2-ketogluconate, N- Acetylglucosamine, D- & L-fucose, D- & L-
xylose, trehalose, D-lyxose, 5-ketogluconate, xylitol, cellobiose, rhamnose, D-raffinose
& lactose.

Negative for gelatin & esculin hydrolysis, indole production, glucose fermentation, utilization of:  L-sorbose, methyl alpha-D-xyloside,
methyl a-D-mannoside, methyl alpha-D-glucoside, inulin, melezitose, starch, glycogen, D-turanose, dulcitol, D-tagatose,
beta-gentiobiose, amygdalin, arbutin, erythritol, melibiose, salicin, maltose & glycogen.
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