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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Azoarcus tolulyticus
Azoarcus tolulyticus
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
M-R2A medium

Azoarcus tolulyticus is aerobic.

Gram Stain:
Azoarcus tolulyticus is Gram stain negative.

Azoarcus tolulyticus is motile.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Betaproteobacteria; Rhodocyclales; Rhodocyclaceae; Azoarcus

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Azoarcus tolulyticus degrades toluene.


The type strain for Azoarcus tolulyticus was isolated from petroleum contaminated aquifer sediments in northern Michigan.

Human health and disease:
None known
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.

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