Mycobacterium hodleri is a species of the phylum actinobacteria (Gram-positive bacteria with high guanine and cytosine content, one of the dominant phyla of all bacteria), belonging to the genus mycobacterium.
- Scotochromogenic colonies, production of a saffron yellow pigment on Middlebrook 7H10 agar and a chrome yellow pigment on Trypticase soy agar.
- Fast growth on Middlebrook 7H10 and on Trypticase soy agar at temperatures between 18°C and 28°C.
- Capable of cooxidizing fluoranthene with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, including pyrene and anthracene.
- Pathogenicity is not known.
- Biosafety level 1
- First isolated from a fluoranthene-contaminated site near Jülich, Germany.
Strain EMI2 = CIP 104909 = DSM 44183 = JCM 12141 = LMG 19253
- Kleespies et al. 1996. Mycobacterium hodleri sp. nov., a new member of the fast-growing mycobacteria capable of degrading polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 46, 683-687.
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