Arthrobacter nicotinovorans

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Arthrobacter nicotinovorans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Family: Micrococcaceae
Genus: Arthrobacter
Species: A. nicotinovorans
Binomial name
Arthrobacter nicotinovorans
Kodama et al. 1992[1]

Arthrobacter nicotinivorans,[2]
Arthrobacter oxydans[2]

Arthrobacter nicotinovorans is a Gram-positive and aerobic bacterium species from the genus of Arthrobacter.[1][3][4][5] Arthrobacter nicotinovorans has the ability to degrade atrazine, nicotine and creatine.[5][6][7] Arthrobacter nicotinovorans produces nicotine dehydrogenase[8]

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  1. ^ a b LPSN
  2. ^ a b UniProt
  3. ^ ed.-in-chief, George M. Garrity (2012). Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Science + Business Media. ISBN 0-387-68233-3. 
  4. ^ Cordell,, ed. by Geoffrey A. (2002). The alkaloids : chemistry and biology. Amsterdam: Academic Press. ISBN 0-12-469558-2. 
  5. ^ a b Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen [1]
  6. ^ Sigel, edited by Astrid; Sigel, Helmut (2002). Metal Ions in Biological Systems. Hoboken: Marcel Dekker Inc. ISBN 0-8247-4444-6. 
  7. ^ Aislabie, Jackie; Bej, Asim K.; Ryburn, Janine; Lloyd, Nick; Wilkins, Alastair (April 2005). "Characterization of Arthrobacter nicotinovorans HIM, an atrazine-degrading bacterium, from agricultural soil New Zealand". FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 52 (2): 279–286. doi:10.1016/j.femsec.2004.11.012. 
  8. ^ Freudenberg, Wilfried; König, Kerstin; Andreesen, Jan Remmer (July 1988). "Nicotine dehydrogenase from : A molybdenum-containing hydroxylase". FEMS Microbiology Letters. 52 (1–2): 13–17. doi:10.1111/j.1574-6968.1988.tb02564.x. 

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