Paenibacillus xinjiangensis sp. nov., isolated from Xinjiang province in China

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Title
Paenibacillus xinjiangensis sp. nov., isolated from Xinjiang province in China
Author(s)
Jee-Min Lim; C O Jeon; Dong Jin park; L H Xu; C L Jiang; Chang-Jin Kim
Bibliographic Citation
International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 56, no. 11, pp. 2579-2582
Publication Year
2006
Abstract
Strain B538T is a Gram-positive, motile, rod-shaped bacterium, which was isolated from Xinjiang province in China. This organism grew optimally at 30-35°C and pH 8.0-8.5. Phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that strain B538T belonged to the genus Paenibacillus and chemotaxonomic data (DNA G+C content, 47.0 mol%; major isoprenoid quinone, MK-7; cell wall type, A1γ meso-diaminopimelic acid; major fatty acids, anteiso-C15:0 and C16:0) supported affiliation of the isolate with the genus Paenibacillus. Comparative 16S rRNA gene sequence analyses showed that the isolate was most closely related to Paenibacillus glycanilyticus DS-1T, with 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity of 98.1%; sequence similarities to other members of the genus Paenibacillus used in the phylogenetic tree were less than 96.5%. The DNA-DNA relatedness between strain B538T and P. glycanilyticus DS-1T was about 8.0%. On the basis of physiological and molecular properties, strain B538T (=KCTC 3952T = DSM 16970T) is proposed as the type strain of a novel species within the genus Paenibacillus, for which the name Paenibacillus xinjiangensis sp. nov. is proposed.
ISSN
0020-7713
Publisher
Microbiology Soc
DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijs.0.64465-0
Type
Article
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Division of Biomaterials Research > Industrial Bio-materials Research Center > 1. Journal Articles
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