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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 7583

Type strain: Yes

Species: Pseudoglutamicibacter albus

Strain Designation: CF43

Strain history: CIP 106791 <-- G. Wauters CF43 <-- F. de Boelpaepe.

NCBI tax ID(s): 98671 (species)

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@ref: 4895

BacDive-ID: 7583

DSM-Number: 13068

keywords: genome sequence, 16S sequence, Bacteria, aerobe, mesophilic

description: Pseudoglutamicibacter albus CF43 is an aerobe, mesophilic bacterium that was isolated from human blood.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 98671
  • Matching level: species

strain history

doi: 10.13145/bacdive7583.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/actinomycetota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Actinomycetota
  • class: Actinomycetes
  • order: Micrococcales
  • family: Micrococcaceae
  • genus: Pseudoglutamicibacter
  • species: Pseudoglutamicibacter albus
  • full scientific name: Pseudoglutamicibacter albus (Wauters et al. 2000) Busse 2016
  • synonyms

    • @ref: 20215
    • synonym: Arthrobacter albus

@ref: 4895

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Actinobacteria

class: Actinobacteria

order: Actinomycetales

family: Micrococcaceae

genus: Pseudoglutamicibacter

species: Pseudoglutamicibacter albus

full scientific name: Pseudoglutamicibacter albus (Wauters et al. 2000) Busse 2016

strain designation: CF43

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 69480
  • gram stain: positive
  • confidence: 72.57

colony morphology

@refcolony colorincubation periodmedium used
18507Light ivory (1015)10-14 daysISP 2
18507Colorless10-14 daysISP 3
18507Colorless10-14 daysISP 4
18507Colorless10-14 daysISP 5
18507Colorless10-14 daysISP 6
18507Colorless10-14 daysISP 7

multicellular morphology

@refforms multicellular complexmedium name
18507noISP 2
18507noISP 3
18507noISP 4
18507noISP 5
18507noISP 6
18507noISP 7

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

4895TRYPTICASE SOY YEAST EXTRACT MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 92)yeshttps://mediadive.dsmz.de/medium/92Name: TRYPTICASE SOY YEAST EXTRACT MEDIUM (DSMZ Medium 92) Composition: Trypticase soy broth 30.0 g/l Agar 15.0 g/l Yeast extract 3.0 g/l Distilled water
18507ISP 2yesName: ISP 2 / Yeast Malt Agar (5265); 5265 Composition Malt extract 10.0 g/l Yeast extract 4.0 g/l Glucose 4.0 g/l Agar 15.0 g/l Preparation: Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: 7.0 Usage: Maintenance and Taxonomy Organisms: All Actinomycetes
18507ISP 3yesName: ISP 3; 5315 Composition Dog oat flakes 20.0 g/l Trace element solution (5314) 2.5 ml/l Agar 18.0 g/l Preparation: Oat flakes are cooked for 20 minutes, trace element solution and agar are added (in the case of non rolled oat flakes the suspension has to bee filtrated). Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: 7.8 Usage: Maintenance and taxonomy (e.g. SEM As liquid medium for metabolite production) Organisms: All Actinomycetes Trace element solution 5314 Name: Trace element solution 5314; 5314 Composition CaCl2 x H2O 3.0 g/l Fe-III-citrate 1.0 g/l MnSO4 0.2 g/l ZnCl2 0.1 g/l CuSO4 x 5 H2O 0.025 g/l Sodium tetra borate 0.2 g/l CoCl2 x 6 H2O 0.004 g/l Sodium molybdate 0.01 g/l Preparation: Use double destillated water. Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: Usage: Trace element solution for different media Organisms:
18507ISP 4yesName: ISP 4; DSM 547 Solution I: Difco soluble starch, 10.0 g. Make a paste of the starch with a small amount of cold distilled water and bring to a volume of 500 ml. Solution II: CaCO3 2.0 g K2HPO4 (anhydrous) 1.0 g MgSO4 x 7 H2O 1.0 g NaCl 1.0 g (NH4)2SO4 2.0 g Distilled water 500.0 ml Trace salt solution (see below) 1.0 ml The pH should be between 7.0 and 7.4. Do not adjust if it is within this range. Mix solutions I and II together. Add 20.0 g agar. Liquify agar by steaming at 100°C for 10 to 20 min. Trace element solution: FeSO4 x 7 H2O 0.1 g MnCl2 x 4 H2O 0.1 g ZnSO4 x 7 H2O 0.1 g Distilled water 100.0 ml
18507ISP 5yesName: ISP 5 (5323) Composition L-Asparagine 1.0 g/l Glycerol 10.0 g/l K2HPO4 1.0 g/l Salt solution (see preparation) 1.0 ml/l Agar 20.0 g/l Preparation: Salt solution 1.0 g FeSO4 x 7 H2O 1.0 g MnCl2 x 4 H2O 1.0 g ZNSO4 x 7 H2O in 100 ml water Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: 7.2 Usage: Maintenance and taxonomy Organisms: All Actinomycetes
18507ISP 6yesName: ISP 6 (5318) Composition Peptone 15.0 g/l Proteose peptose 5.0 g/l Ferric ammonium citrate 0.5 g/l Sodium glycerophosphate 1.0 g/l Sodium thiosulfate 0.08 g/l Yeast extract 1.0 g/l Agar 15.0 g/l Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: Usage: Production of melanoid pigments Organisms: All Actinomycetes
18507ISP 7yesName: ISP 7 (5322) Composition Glycerol 15.0 g/l L-Tyrosine 0.5 g/l L-Asparagine 1.0 g/l K2HPO4 0.5 g/l NaCl 0.5 g/l FeSO4 x 7 H2O 0.01 g/l Trace element solution 5343 1.0 ml/l Agar 20.0 Sterilisation: 20 minutes at 121°C pH before sterilisation: 7.3 Usage: Production of melanoid pigments Organisms: All Actinomycetes
41922MEDIUM 6 - Columbia agar with 10 % horse bloodyesDistilled water make up to (1000.000 ml);Columbia agar (39.000 g);Horseblood (100.000 ml)

culture temp


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

  • @ref: 56042
  • oxygen tolerance: aerobe

spore formation

  • @ref: 69480
  • spore formation: no
  • confidence: 99.306


  • @ref: 69480
  • halophily level: non-halophilic
  • confidence: 79.964


  • @ref: 4895
  • murein short key: A11.35
  • type: A4alpha L-Lys-L-Ala-L-Glu

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested


68382acid phosphatase+
68382cystine arylamidase+
68382valine arylamidase+
68382leucine arylamidase+
68382lipase (C 14)-
68382esterase lipase (C 8)+
68382esterase (C 4)-
68382alkaline phosphatase+
68379alkaline phosphatase-
68379pyrrolidonyl arylamidase+

API coryne


API zym

@refAlkaline phosphataseEsteraseEsterase LipaseLipaseLeucine arylamidaseValine arylamidaseCystine arylamidaseTrypsinalpha- ChymotrypsinAcid phosphataseNaphthol-AS-BI-phosphohydrolasealpha- Galactosidasebeta- Galactosidasebeta- Glucuronidasealpha- Glucosidasebeta- GlucosidaseN-acetyl-beta- glucosaminidasealpha- Mannosidasealpha- Fucosidase

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typecountryorigin.countrycontinentsampling date
4895human bloodBelgiumBELEurope
56042Human blood,isolated in several blood culturesBelgiumBELEurope1984
67770Human blood

isolation source categories

#Host Body Product#Fluids#Blood


  • @ref: 69479
  • File name: preview.99_4058.png
  • url: https://microbeatlas.org/index.html?action=taxon&taxon_id=90_9;96_2056;97_2481;98_3072;99_4058&stattab=map
  • Last taxonomy: Pseudoglutamicibacter albus
  • 16S sequence: AJ243421
  • Sequence Identity:
  • Total samples: 12536
  • soil counts: 244
  • aquatic counts: 505
  • animal counts: 11706
  • plant counts: 81

Safety information

risk assessment

@refbiosafety levelbiosafety level comment
48952Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 4895
  • description: Arthrobacter albus partial 16S rRNA gene
  • accession: AJ243421
  • length: 1501
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 98671

Genome sequences

  • @ref: 66792
  • description: Pseudoglutamicibacter albus DSM 13068
  • accession: 2923410811
  • assembly level: draft
  • database: img
  • NCBI tax ID: 98671

External links

@ref: 4895

culture collection no.: DSM 13068, ATCC BAA 273, CCUG 43812, JCM 11943, CCM 4905, CCUG 44606, CIP 106791, KCTC 9908

straininfo link



  • topic: Phylogeny
  • Pubmed-ID: 10835019
  • title: Identification of Arthrobacter oxydans, Arthrobacter luteolus sp. nov., and Arthrobacter albus sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens.
  • authors: Wauters G, Charlier J, Janssens M, Delmee M
  • journal: J Clin Microbiol
  • DOI: 10.1128/JCM.38.6.2412-2415.2000
  • year: 2000
  • mesh: Arthrobacter/*classification, Bacterial Typing Techniques, Genes, rRNA, Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections/*microbiology, Humans, Molecular Sequence Data, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics
  • topic2: Pathogenicity


4895Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 13068)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-13068
18507Wink, J.http://www.dsmz.de/microorganisms/wink_pdf/DSM13068.pdfCompendium of Actinobacteria. HZI-Helmholtz-Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig
20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.10.1099/ijsem.0.004332List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
41922Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/18960
56042Curators of the CCUGCulture Collection University of Gothenburg (CCUG) (CCUG 43812)https://www.ccug.se/strain?id=43812
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmannhttps://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomesAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)
66794Antje Chang, Lisa Jeske, Sandra Ulbrich, Julia Hofmann, Julia Koblitz, Ida Schomburg, Meina Neumann-Schaal, Dieter Jahn, Dietmar Schomburg10.1093/nar/gkaa1025BRENDA, the ELIXIR core data resource in 2021: new developments and updatesNucleic Acids Res. 49: D498-D508 202033211880
67770Curators of the JCMhttps://jcm.brc.riken.jp/en/
68379Automatically annotated from API Coryne
68382Automatically annotated from API zym
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.https://microbeatlas.org/MicrobeAtlas 1.0 beta
69480Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmannhttps://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomesPredictions based on genome sequence made in the Diaspora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)