Azotobacter chroococcum Beijerinck 1901
NCAIM Number B.01391T
Other Collection Number DSM 2286, ATCC 9043
Strain Name 43
Strain Status Type
Strain History
Previous Name
Typestrain of
Isolation source country of origin unknown
Isolation Type
Restriction Hazard Group 1
Name of Medium NCAIM 0027 - Azotobacter Medium 30°C
Notes and applications

Produces L-carnitine. Fixes nitrogen.
The subspecies Azotobacter chroococcum subsp. chroococcum subsp. nov. is created automatically with the type strain ATCC 9043T (=DSM 2286T=JCM 20725T=JCM 21503T=LMG 8756T=NBRC 102613T=NCAIM B.01391T=NRRL B-14346T=VKM B-1616T).

ID checked by 16S sequencing

Literature J. Microbiol. Methods 8: 259-271, 1988
Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980
Azotobacteraceae - the taxonomy and ecology of the aerobic nitrogen-fixing bacteria, 1979