Methylobacillus glycogenes

Methylobacillus glycogenes

Methylobacillus glycogenes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Beta Proteobacteria
Order: Methylophilales
Family: Methylophilaceae
Genus: Methylobacillus
Binomial name
Methylobacillus glycogenes
Yordy and Weaver 1977
Type strain
ATCC 29475
DSM 5685
JCM 2850
LMG 6082
NCIMB 11375
VKM B-2060
Synonyms

Pseudomonas insueta Shiio et al. 1971
Pseudomonas methanolicola Terui et al. 1970
Pseudomonas methylotropha Byrom and Ousby 1975

Methylobacillus glycogenes is a Gram-negative methylotrophic bacteria that can only grow on methanol or methylamine, but under nitrogen-limiting conditions synthesizes glycogen as an internal reserve material.