Alishewanella agri sp. nov., isolated from landfill soil

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dc.contributor.authorMin-Soo Kim-
dc.contributor.authorS K Jo-
dc.contributor.authorSung Woon Roh-
dc.contributor.authorJin-Woo Bae-
dc.description.abstractStrain BL06T was isolated from landfill soil in Pohang, Korea. Strain BL06T is Gram-negative, aerobic, non-motile and rod-shaped. For growth, the NaCl range is 0-6% (w/v), the temperature range is 10-44 °C and the pH range is 5.5-12.0. Based on the 16S rRNA gene and gyrase B (gyrB) gene sequences, phylogenetic analysis showed that strain BL06T is associated with the genus Alishewanella and related closely to the type strains of Alishewanella species (98.8% 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity to Alishewanella aestuarii, 98.7% to Alishewanella fetalis and 98.5% to Alishewanella jeotgali ). Physiological and biochemical tests verified that strain BL06T is genotypically and phenotypically different from previously described species in the genus Alishewanella. DNA-DNA hybridization experiments showed that relatedness between the genomic DNA of strain BL06 T and type strains of other Alishewanella species is <41 %. These findings suggest strongly that the strain represents a novel species, despite high 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity between strain BL06T and related strains. Therefore, strain BL06T (=KCTC 22400T=JCM 15597T) is proposed to represent a novel species in the genus Alishewanella, named Alishewanella agri sp. nov.-
dc.publisherMicrobiology Soc-
dc.titleAlishewanella agri sp. nov., isolated from landfill soil-
dc.title.alternativeAlishewanella agri sp. nov., isolated from landfill soil-
dc.citation.titleInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology-
dc.contributor.affiliatedAuthorMin-Soo Kim-
dc.contributor.affiliatedAuthorSung Woon Roh-
dc.contributor.affiliatedAuthorJin-Woo Bae-
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol. 60, no. 9, pp. 2199-2203-
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