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Rhodococcus erythropolis

Taxonomy ID: 1833 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid1833)
current name
Rhodococcus erythropolis (Gray and Thornton 1928) Goodfellow and Alderson 1979
type strain of Rhodococcus erythropolis: personal::N11, ATCC:4277, CIP:104179, DSM:43066, HAMBI:1953, IEGM:7, IFO:15567, NBRC:15567, JCM:3201, JCM:20419, BCCM/LMG:5359, NCIMB:9158, NCTC:13021, NRRL:B-16025, VKM:Ac:858, NCIMB:11148
homotypic synonym:
"Mycobacterium erythropolis" Gray and Thornton 1928, effective name 1)
Rhodococcus erythropolis (Gray and Thornton 1928) Goodfellow and Alderson 1979 emend. Nouioui et al. 2018, emended name 2) in [Nouioui I et al. (2018c)]
Rhodococcus sp. ATCC 21035
Rhodococcus sp. 1159
Rhodococcus sp. BG43
Rhodococcus sp. BZ4
Rhodococcus sp. DS-3
Rhodococcus sp. DSM 6344
Rhodococcus sp. NCIB 9646
Corynebacterium sp. WS2071
Nocardioides simplex ATCC 13260
Nocardioides simplex ATCC 19565
Nocardioides simplex ATCC 19566
Rhodococcus sp. ATCC 15108
Rhodococcus sp. ATCC 15961
Rhodococcus sp. NI86/21
Corynebacterium sp. WS2072
NCBI BLAST name: high G+C Gram-positive bacteria
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
heterotypic synonym
Arthrobacter picolinophilus Tate and Ensign 1974 (Approved Lists 1980), nom. approb. 3)
type strain of Arthrobacter picolinophilus: KCTC:3483, BCCM/LMG:16262, CCM:2769, ATCC:27854, DSM:20665, JCM:11573
heterotypic synonym
Nocardia calcarea Metcalf and Brown 1957 (Approved Lists 1980), nom. approb. 4)
type strain of Nocardia calcarea: ATCC:19369, DSM:43188, JCM:3191, NCIMB:8863
heterotypic synonym
Arthrobacter hydrocarboglutamicus
heterotypic synonym
Arthrobacter oxamicetus
heterotypic synonym
Arthrobacter oxamicetus subsp. propiophenicolus
heterotypic synonym
Arthrobacter paraffineus
heterotypic synonym
Brevibacterium healii
heterotypic synonym
Brevibacterium ketoglutamicum
heterotypic synonym
Brevibacterium paraffinoliticum
heterotypic synonym
Corynebacterium alkanum
heterotypic synonym
Corynebacterium aurantiacum
heterotypic synonym
Corynebacterium humiferum
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Actinomycetota; Actinomycetes; Mycobacteriales; Nocardiaceae; Rhodococcus; Rhodococcus erythropolis group
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links Links from type
Nucleotide 8,774 7,560 266
Protein 252,370 220,796 -
Structure 84 81 -
Genome 1 1 -
Popset 117 117 -
GEO Datasets 6 - -
PubMed Central 1,630 1,630 -
Gene 37,979 12,673 -
SRA Experiments 65 57 -
Protein Clusters 3,202 3,202 -
Identical Protein Groups 169,276 161,695 -
BioProject 75 64 -
BioSample 129 112 5
Assembly 68 56 -
PubChem BioAssay 2 2 -
Taxonomy 11 1 -


Comments and References:

Nouioui I et al. (2018c), doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02007, PubMed: abstract
Nouioui, I., Carro, L., García-López, M., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Woyke, T., Kyrpides, N.C., Pukall, R., Klenk, H.-P., Goodfellow, M., and Göker M. "Genome-based taxonomic classification of the phylum Actinobacteria." Front. Microbiol. (2018) 9:2007.
Collins MD (1986)
Collins, M.D. "Lipid composition of Arthrobacter siderocapsulatus, A. viscosus, 'A. oxamicetus', 'A. sialophilus', 'A. stabilis' and 'Agrobacterium pseudotsugae'." Syst. Appl. Microbiol. (1986) 8:1-7. [No PubMed record available.]
Kawaguchi H et al. (1974) (Arthrobacter oxamicetus)
Kawaguchi, H. et al. "Oxamicetin and process for its production." U.S. Pat. 3,843,449 dated Oct. 22, 1974.
Kawaguchi H et al. (1974b) (Arthrobacter oxamicetus subsp. propiophenicolus)
Kawaguchi, H. et al. "Process for production of antibiotic." U.S. Pat. 3,857,756 dated Dec. 31, 1974.
Koch C et al. (1995)
Koch, C., Klatte, S., Kroppenstedt, R., Schumann, P., and Stackebrandt, E. "Transfer of Arthrobacter picolinophilus Tate and Ensign 1974 to Rhodococcus erythropolis." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1995) 45:576-577. [No PubMed record available.]
Metcalf G & Brown M (1957)
Metcalf, G., and Brown, M. "Nitrogen fixation by new species of Nocardia." J. Gen. Microbiol. (1957) 17: 567-572. [No PubMed record available.]
Nahar A et al. (2017)
Nahar, A., Baker, A.L., Charleston, M.A., Bowman, J.P., and Britz, M.L. "Draft genome sequences of three sub-Antarctic Rhodococcus spp., including two novel psychrophilic genomospecies." Genome Announc. (2017) 5::e00898-17.
Oberreuter H et al. (2002b)
Oberreuter, H., Charzinski, J., and Scherer, S. "Intraspecific diversity of Brevibacterium linens, Corynebacterium glutamicum and Rhodococcus erythropolis based on partial 16S rDNA sequence analysis and Fourier-transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy." Microbiology (2002) 148:1523-1532.
Rainey FA et al. (1995b)
Rainey, F.A., Burghardt, J., Kroppenstedt, R., Klatte, S., and Stackebrandt, E. "Polyphasic evidence for the transfer of Rhodococcus roseus to Rhodococcus rhodochrous." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1995) 45(1):101-103. [No PubMed record available.]
Skerman VBD et al. (1980) (Rhodococcus erythropolis)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors): "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420. [No PubMed record available.]
Skerman VBD et al. (1980) (Nocardia calcarea)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors): "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420. [No PubMed record available.]
Skerman VBD et al. (1980) (Arthrobacter picolinophilus)
Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors): "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:225-420. [No PubMed record available.]
Tate RL & Ensign JC (1974)
Tate, R.L., and Ensign, J.C. "A new species of Arthrobacter which degrades picolinic acid." Can. J. Microbiol. (1974) 20: 91-694. [No abstract available.]
VALIDATION LIST No. 2. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1979) 29:79-80.
Yoon JH et al. (1997)
Yoon, J.H., Lee, J.S., Shin, Y.K., Park, Y.H., and Lee, S.T. "Reclassification of Nocardioides simplex ATCC 13260, ATCC 19565, and ATCC 19566 as Rhodococcus erythropolis." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1997) 47:904-907.
Yoshida K et al. (2019)
Yoshida, K., Kitagawa, W., Ishiya, K., Mitani, Y., Nakashima, N., Aburatani, S., and Tamura, T. "Genome sequence of Rhodococcus erythropolis type strain JCM 3201." Microbiol. Resour. Announc. (2019) 8:e01730-18.
Goodfellow M & Alderson G (1977)
Goodfellow, M., and Alderson, G. "The actinomycete-genus Rhodococcus: a home for the 'rhodochrous' complex." J. Gen. Microbiol. (1977) 100:99-122. [No PubMed record available.]

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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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