Marinicola seohaensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from sea water of the Yellow Sea, Korea

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Title
Marinicola seohaensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from sea water of the Yellow Sea, Korea
Author(s)
Jung-Hoon Yoon; So Jung Kang; Choong Hwan Lee; Tae Kwang Oh
Bibliographic Citation
International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 859-863
Publication Year
2005
Abstract
A Gram-negative, non-flagellated, non-spore-forming and rod-shaped bacterial strain, SW-152T, was isolated from sea water of the Yellow Sea in Korea, and subjected to a polyphasic taxonomic study. Strain SW-152T grew optimally at 30 °C and in the presence of 2-3% (w/v) NaCl. It contained MK-7 as the predominant menaquinone and iso-C15:0 and iso-C15:1 as the major fatty acids. Polar lipids detected in strain SW-152T were phosphatidylethanolamine, diphosphatidylglycerol and unidentified lipids. The DNA G+C content was 40.3 mol%. Phylogenetic trees based on 16S rRNA gene sequences exhibited that strain SW-152T forms a distinct evolutionary lineage within the Cytophaga-Flavobacterium-Bacteroides (CFB) group. Strain SW-152T exhibited low 16S rRNA similarity levels of less than 89.4% to members belonging to the CFB group. Phenotypic properties of strain SW-152T differentiate it from phylogenetically related taxa. On the basis of phenotypic and phylogenetic data, strain SW-152T (=KCTC 12312T=JCM 12600T) was classified in a novel genus and species, Marinicola seohaensis gen. nov., sp. nov.
ISSN
0020-7713
Publisher
Microbiology Soc
DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijs.0.63492-0
Type
Article
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Division of Biomedical Research > Metabolic Regulation Research Center > 1. Journal Articles
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