Rhodococcus


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Rhodococcus

(rō'dō-kok'ŭs),
A genus of rod-shaped, gram-positive, partially acid-fast, aerobic bacteria found in soil and in the feces of herbivores. Some species are pathogenic for animals and humans. The type species is Rhodococcus rhodochrous.

Rhodococcus

/Rho·do·coc·cus/ (ro″do-kok´us) a genus of nocardioform actinomycetes; R. bronchia´lis is associated with pulmonary disease in humans, and R. e´qui causes bronchopneumonia in foals and can infect immunocompromised humans.

Rho·do·coc·cus

(rō'dō-kok'ŭs)
A genus of rod-shaped, gram-positive, partially acid-fast, aerobic bacteria found in soil and in the feces of herbivores. Some species are pathogenic for animals and humans.
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1994), aislaron de muestras de suelos una cepa de Rhodococcus erythropolis que fue capaz de degradar al dibenzotiofeno, reduciendo en 2 dias de cultivo el contenido de 0,125 a 0 mM de dibenzotiofeno.
Algunas investigaciones han demostrado el potencial de representantes de generos tales como Pseudomonas, Rhodococcus, Proteus, Bacillus, Candida y Achromobacter en la degradacion de contaminantes, por su capacidad de utilizar productos quimicos toxicos como unica fuente de carbono y energia para su crecimiento.
Vandecasteele, Evidence for interfacial uptake in hexadecane degradation by Rhodococcus equi: the importance of cell flocculation.
For instance, three donors with the highest donations, including Gordonia, Nocardia, and Rhodococcus, were also detected as their potential origins of GIs (Figures 3 and 4).
Biological degradation of aflatoxin B1 by Rhodococcus erythropolis cultures.
Rhodococcus equi has emerged as a serious pathogen in immunocompromised patients, including solid organ transplant recipients.
Rhodococcus equi * Micobacterias Mycobacterium kansasii Complejo Mycobacterium avium * Hongos Cryptococcus neoformans Histoplasma capsulatum Coccidioides spp.
Las busquedas mediante BlastN (Altschul et ai, 1990) con la secuencia parcial del gen 16S rRNA (944 pb, segmentos hipervariables V2 a V7 (Chakravorty et ai, 2007)) arrojo la mayor identidad con gran cantidad de especies del genero Tsukamurella (97-99%) y unas pocas del genero Rhodococcus (95-96%).
Chang & Lin (2001) clonaron y expresaron un fragmento de ADN genomico de Rhodococcus sp.
Recently recombinant Rhodococcus and Burkholderia species that can degrade PCBs have been developed in the laboratories.
5--For Rhodococcus equi, MICs for vancomycin are tentatively interpreted using CLSI M100-S21 2011 and rifampin breakpoints for NTM (CLSI M24 A2, 2011)