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Maribacter polysiphoniae sp. nov., isolated from a red alga
Nedashkovskaya, O.I.; Vancanneyt, M.; De Vos, P.; Kim, S.B.; Lee, M.S.; Mikhailov, V. (2007). Maribacter polysiphoniae sp. nov., isolated from a red alga. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57: 2840-2843.
In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. Society for General Microbiology: Reading. ISSN 1466-5026, more
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  • Nedashkovskaya, O.I.
  • Vancanneyt, M., more
  • De Vos, P., more
  • Kim, S.B.
  • Lee, M.S.
  • Mikhailov, V.

    A novel gliding, heterotrophic, Gram-negative, yellow–orange-pigmented, aerobic, oxidase- and catalase-positive bacterium, designated strain KMM 6151T, was isolated from the Pacific red alga Polysiphonia japonica. Analysis of the 16S rRNA gene sequence of the strain revealed that it formed a distinct lineage within the genus Maribacter, family Flavobacteriaceae, with sequence similarities in the range 94.6–96.9 %. On the basis of phenotypic, genotypic and phylogenetic data, strain KMM 6151T represents a novel species of the genus Maribacter, for which the name Maribacter polysiphoniae sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is KMM 6151T (=KCTC 22021T=LMG 23671T).

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