Burkholderia cepacia (Palleroni and Holmes 1981) Yabuuchi et al. 1993
NCAIM Number B.02058T
Other Collection Number CIP 80.24, ATCC 25416, JCM 5964, LMG 1222, NCTC 10743
Strain Name
Strain Status Type
Strain History
Previous Name Pseudomonas cepacia Holmes and Weigmann and Deinhard and Palleroni et al. 1981
Typestrain of
Isolation source onion (Allium cepa)
Isolation Type plant
Restriction Hazard Group 2
Name of Medium NCAIM 0025 - Nutrient agar 30°C
Notes and applications

This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in ASTM Standard Test Method E979-91 where only the taxon is specified. Pyrimidine synthesis (Li K, West TP . Pyrimidine synthesis in Burkholderia cepacia ATCC 25416. Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 21: 340-343, 1995.) assay of antimicrobial preservatives (ASTM International. Standard test method for evaluation of antimicrobial agents as preservatives for invert emulsion and other water containing hydraulic fluids. West Conshohocken, PA: ASTM International ASTM Standard Test Method E979-91) produces cepabactin ( Gluzman Y, Ahrens B . SV40 early mutants that are defective for viral DNA synthesis but competent for transformation of cultured rat and simian cells. Virology 123: 78-92, 1982) taxonomy (Ballard RW, et al. Taxonomy of the aerobic pseudomonads: Pseudomonas cepacia, P. marginata, P. alliicola and P. caryophylli. J. Gen. Microbiol. 60: 199-214, 1970 Palleroni NJ, Holmes B . Pseudomonas cepacia sp. nov., nom. rev.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 31: 479-481, 1981 Validation list no. 45. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 43: 398-399, 1993.) ID checked by 16S sequencing