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Echinicola vietnamensis sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes isolated from seawater
Nedashkovskaya, O.I.; Kim, S.B.; Hoste, B.; Shin, D.S.; Beleneva, I.A.; Vancanneyt, M.; Mikhailov, V. (2007). Echinicola vietnamensis sp. nov., a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes isolated from seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57: 761-763.
In: International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. Society for General Microbiology: Reading. ISSN 1466-5026 , more
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  • Nedashkovskaya, O.I.
  • Kim, S.B.
  • Hoste, B., more
  • Shin, D.S.
  • Beleneva, I.A.
  • Vancanneyt, M., more
  • Mikhailov, V.

    The taxonomic position of a novel marine, heterotrophic, gliding, halotolerant and light-pink-pigmented bacterium, designated strain KMM 6221T, was examined by using a polyphasic approach. 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis indicated that strain KMM 6221T is affiliated with the genus Echinicola, a member of the phylum Bacteroidetes, with levels of similarity of 94.7–95.0 % to strains of Echinicola pacifica. Growth of strain KMM 6221T was observed with 0–15 % NaCl and at 6–44 °C. The DNA G+C content of strain KMM 6221T was 45.9 mol%. On the basis of molecular distinctiveness supported by phenotypic and chemotaxonomic data, strain KMM 6221T is considered to represent a novel species of the genus Echinicola, for which the name Echinicola vietnamensis sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is KMM 6221T (=DSM 17526T=LMG 23754T).

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