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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 140969

Type strain: Yes

Species: Paracoccus aerius

Strain Designation: 11410, 011410

Strain history: <- Han Xue, Dongxiaoful, Haidian district, Beijing, China

NCBI tax ID(s): 1915382 (species)

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@ref: 43861

BacDive-ID: 140969

keywords: genome sequence, 16S sequence, Bacteria, facultative anaerobe, Gram-negative, motile, oval-shaped, colony-forming

description: Paracoccus aerius 11410 is a facultative anaerobe, Gram-negative, motile bacterium that forms circular colonies and was isolated from air at the foot of Xiangshan Mountain, Beijing, China.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 1915382
  • Matching level: species

strain history: <- Han Xue, Dongxiaoful, Haidian district, Beijing, China

doi: 10.13145/bacdive140969.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/pseudomonadota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Pseudomonadota
  • class: Alphaproteobacteria
  • order: Rhodobacterales
  • family: Rhodobacteraceae
  • genus: Paracoccus
  • species: Paracoccus aerius
  • full scientific name: Paracoccus aerius Xue et al. 2017

@ref: 43861

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Alphaproteobacteria

order: Rhodobacterales

family: Rhodobacteraceae

genus: Paracoccus

species: Paracoccus aerius

strain designation: 11410, 011410

type strain: yes


cell morphology

@refgram staincell lengthcell widthcell shapemotilityconfidence
43861negative1.2-1.5 µm0.7-0.9 µmoval-shapedyes

colony morphology

  • @ref: 43861
  • colony color: orange
  • colony shape: circular
  • medium used: Tryptic soy agar

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

43861Marine agar (MA)yes
43861Tryptic soy agaryes

culture temp


culture pH

@refabilitytypepHPH range

Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

@refoxygen tolerance
43861facultative anaerobe

spore formation

  • @ref: 69480
  • spore formation: no
  • confidence: 98.818


@refsaltgrowthtested relationconcentrationhalophily levelconfidence
43861NaClpositivegrowth0-10 %(w/v)
43861NaClpositiveoptimum0-2 %(w/v)


  • @ref: 43861
  • observation: quinone Q-10

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
4386153424tween 20-degradation
4386153423tween 40-degradation
4386128847D-fucose+builds acid from
4386112936D-galactose+builds acid from
4386117634D-glucose+builds acid from
4386162318D-lyxose+builds acid from
4386116024D-mannose+builds acid from
4386116988D-ribose+builds acid from
4386165327D-xylose+builds acid from
4386117113erythritol+builds acid from
4386130849L-arabinose+builds acid from
4386162345L-rhamnose+builds acid from
4386165328L-xylose+builds acid from
4386128053melibiose+builds acid from
43861167632-oxobutanoate+carbon source
43861309162-oxoglutarate+carbon source
43861182404-hydroxy-L-proline+carbon source
4386173706bromosuccinate+carbon source
4386117057cellobiose+carbon source
4386116947citrate+carbon source
4386115570D-alanine+carbon source
4386118333D-arabitol+carbon source
4386115824D-fructose+carbon source
4386112936D-galactose+carbon source
4386118024D-galacturonic acid+carbon source
4386117784D-glucosaminic acid+carbon source
4386124996lactate+carbon source
4386117113erythritol+carbon source
4386115740formate+carbon source
4386116865gamma-aminobutyric acid+carbon source
43861167244-hydroxybutyrate+carbon source
4386117754glycerol+carbon source
4386173804glycyl L-aspartic acid+carbon source
4386121217L-alaninamide+carbon source
4386173786L-alanylglycine+carbon source
4386130849L-arabinose+carbon source
4386117196L-asparagine+carbon source
4386118287L-fucose+carbon source
4386129985L-glutamate+carbon source
4386115603L-leucine+carbon source
4386117203L-proline+carbon source
4386118183L-pyroglutamic acid+carbon source
4386117115L-serine+carbon source
4386128053melibiose+carbon source
4386151850methyl pyruvate+carbon source
4386117272propionate+carbon source
43861143136succinamate+carbon source
4386130031succinate+carbon source
4386117151xylitol+carbon source
4386153426tween 80+degradation
4386132032potassium gluconate+/-assimilation

antibiotic resistance

@refChEBImetaboliteis antibioticis sensitivesensitivity conc.group ID
438613542cephalothinyesyes30 µg (disc)
43861474053cefazolinyesyes30 µg (disc)
438613547cephradineyesyes30 µg (disc)
4386129007ceftriaxoneyesyes30 µg (disc)
438612637amikacinyesyes30 µg (disc)
4386117833gentamicinyesyes10 µg (disc)
438616104kanamycinyesyes30 µg (disc)
438617507neomycinyesyes30 µg (disc)
4386127902tetracyclineyesyes30 µg (disc)
4386150694minocyclineyesyes30 µg (disc)
4386148923erythromycinyesyes15 µg (disc)
43861100246norfloxacinyesyes10 µg (disc)
438617731ofloxacinyesyes5 µg (disc)
43861100241ciprofloxacinyesyes5 µg (disc)
4386128001vancomycinyesyes30 µg (disc)
438618309polymyxin byesyes300 Unit (disc)
4386145924trimethoprimyesyes23.75 µg (disc)26
438619332sulfamethoxazoleyesyes23.75 µg (disc)26
4386117076streptomycinyesyes25 µg (disc)
4386117698chloramphenicolyesyes30 µg (disc)

metabolite production

  • @ref: 43861
  • Chebi-ID: 35581
  • metabolite: indole
  • production: no


43861cytochrome oxidase+
43861leucine arylamidase+
43861cystine arylamidase+
43861esterase (C 4)+
43861esterase Lipase (C 8)+
43861valine arylamidase+/-
43861acid phosphatase+/-
43861alkaline phosphatase+/-

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typegeographic locationcountryorigin.countrycontinentenrichment cultureenrichment culture durationenrichment culture temperature
43861air at the foot of Xiangshan Mountain, Beijing, ChinaXiangshan Mountain, BeijingChinaCHNAsiaTryptic soy agar2 days30
67771From air at the foot of Xiangshan MountainBeijingChinaCHNAsia

isolation source categories

  • Cat1: #Environmental
  • Cat2: #Air
  • Cat3: #Outdoor Air


  • @ref: 69479
  • File name: preview.99_15078.png
  • url: https://microbeatlas.org/index.html?action=taxon&taxon_id=90_19;96_1674;97_7440;98_11405;99_15078&stattab=map
  • Last taxonomy: Paracoccus
  • 16S sequence: KX664462
  • Sequence Identity:
  • Total samples: 11275
  • soil counts: 1174
  • aquatic counts: 1808
  • animal counts: 7284
  • plant counts: 1009

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 43861
  • description: 16S rRNA gene sequence
  • accession: KX664462
  • database: nuccore

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Paracoccus aerius KCTC 42845GCA_016757275contigncbi1915382
66792Paracoccus aerius KCTC 42845GCA_014656455scaffoldncbi1915382
66792Paracoccus aerius strain KCTC 428451915382.3wgspatric1915382
66792Paracoccus sp. KCTC 428452803913.3wgspatric1915382
66792Mycobacterium tuberculosis 2367ZGCA_001388235scaffoldpatric1773
66792uncultured Lachnospiraceae bacterium SRR14629563_bin.29_metawrap_v1.3_MAGGCA_947346615contigpatric297314

GC content

  • @ref: 43861
  • GC-content: 63.5
  • method: high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

External links

@ref: 43861

culture collection no.: CFCC 14285, KCTC 42845


Phylogeny28758621Paracoccus aerius sp. nov., isolated from air.Xue H, Piao CG, Guo MW, Wang LF, Li YInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijsem.0.0019762017*Air Microbiology, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, Beijing, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids/chemistry, Paracoccus/*classification/genetics/isolation & purification, Phospholipids/chemistry, *Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Ubiquinone/chemistryTranscriptome
Phylogeny33388938Paracoccus lichenicola sp. nov., Isolated from Lichen.Lang L, An DF, Jiang LQ, Li GD, Wang LS, Wang XY, Li QY, Jiang CL, Jiang YCurr Microbiol10.1007/s00284-020-02321-82021Bacterial Typing Techniques, China, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids, *Lichens, *Paracoccus/genetics, Phospholipids, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNATranscriptome
Phylogeny36129740Paracoccus everestensis sp. nov., a novel bacterium with great antioxidant capacity isolated from the north slope of Mount Everest.Cui X, Liu Y, Xu Y, Chen T, Zhang S, Wang J, Yang R, Liu G, Zhang W, Zhang GInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijsem.0.0055622022*Antioxidants, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, Cardiolipins, Catalase/genetics, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids/chemistry, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Nucleotides, *Paracoccus, Phosphatidylcholines, Phosphatidylethanolamines, Phospholipids/chemistry, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Sodium Chloride, Vitamin K 2Transcriptome


20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ10.1099/ijsem.0.004332
43861Han Xue, Chun-gen Piao, Min-wei Guo, Lai-fa Wang, Yong LiParacoccus aerius sp. nov., isolated from air10.1099/ijsem.0.001976IJSEM 67: 2586-2591 201728758621
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg OvermannAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)https://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomes
67771Curators of the KCTChttps://kctc.kribb.re.kr/En/Kctc
69479João F Matias Rodrigues, Janko Tackmann,Gregor Rot, Thomas SB Schmidt, Lukas Malfertheiner, Mihai Danaila,Marija Dmitrijeva, Daniela Gaio, Nicolas Näpflin and Christian von Mering. University of Zurich.MicrobeAtlas 1.0 betahttps://microbeatlas.org/
69480Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg OvermannPredictions based on genome sequence made in the Diaspora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)https://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomes