Chelatococcus caeni sp. nov., isolated from a biofilm reactor sludge sample

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Title
Chelatococcus caeni sp. nov., isolated from a biofilm reactor sludge sample
Author(s)
L Jin; So Ra KoHyung Gwan Lee; Byung-Hyuk Kim; Hee-Sik KimChi-Yong AhnHee-Mock Oh
Bibliographic Citation
International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 885-889
Publication Year
2015
Abstract
A polyphasic taxonomic study was carried out on strain EBR-4-1T, which was isolated from a biofilm reactor in the Republic of Korea. The cells of the strain were Gram-stain-negative, nonspore- forming, motile and rod-shaped. Comparative 16S rRNA gene sequence studies showed a clear affiliation of this strain to the Alphaproteobacteria, and it was most closely related to Chelatococcus daeguensis CCUG 54519T, Chelatococcus sambhunathii HT4T, and Chelatococcus asaccharovorans DSM 6462T with 16S rRNA gene sequence similarities to the type strains of these sp.cies of 98.8%, 98.7%, and 96.3%, respectively. The G+C content of the genomic DNA of strain EBR-4-1T was 68.7 mol%. Phenotypic and chemotaxonomic data [Q- 10 as the major ubiquinone; C19 : 0cyclow8c, C18 : 1 2-OH, and summed feature 8 (C18 : 1w7c and/ or C18 : 1w6c) as the major fatty acids] supported the affiliation of strain EBR-4-1T to the genus Chelatococcus. On the basis of the polyphasic evidence, it is proposed that strain EBR-4-1T should be assigned to a new sp.cies, Chelatococcus caeni sp. nov. The type strain is EBR-4-1T (=KCTC 32487T=JCM 30181T).
ISSN
1466-5026
Publisher
Microbiology Soc
DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijs.0.000032
Type
Article
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