Rhodovulum visakhapatnamense sp. nov.

Srinivas, T.N.R., Anil Kumar, P., Sasikala, Ch., Ramana, Ch.V. and Imhoff, Johannes F. (2007) Rhodovulum visakhapatnamense sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 57 . pp. 1762-1764. DOI 10.1099/ijs.0.65076-0.

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Abstract

A Gram-negative, rod-shaped, phototrophic bacterium (JA181T) was isolated from a tidal water sample. On the basis of 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity, strain JA181T was shown to belong to the class Alphaproteobacteria, most closely related to Rhodovulum sulfidophilum (97.8 % similarity to the type strain), Rhodovulum adriaticum (93 %), Rhodovulum robiginosum (93 %), Rhodovulum iodosum (94 %), Rhodovulum imhoffii (94 %), Rhodovulum strictum (95 %), Rhodovulum euryhalinum (94.6 %) and Rhodovulum marinum (94.6 %). DNA–DNA hybridization with Rdv. sulfidophilum DSM 1374T (relatedness of 39 % with strain JA181T) and physiological and biochemical tests allowed genotypic and phenotypic differentiation of strain JA181T from the eight Rhodovulum species with validly published names. Strain JA181T therefore represents a novel species, for which the name Rhodovulum visakhapatnamense sp. nov. is proposed (type strain JA181T =JCM 13531T =ATCC BAA-1274T =DSM 17937T).

Document Type: Article
Additional Information: The GenBank/EMBL/DDBJ accession number for the 16S rRNA gene sequence of strain JA181T is AM180707.
Research affiliation: OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB3 Marine Ecology > FB3-MI Marine Microbiology
Refereed: Yes
DOI etc.: 10.1099/ijs.0.65076-0
ISSN: 1466-5026
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2008 16:51
Last Modified: 29 May 2017 10:44
URI: http://eprints.uni-kiel.de/id/eprint/1435

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