Goodfellow, M. and Stach, J.E.M. and Brown, R. and Bonda, A.N.V. and Jones, A.L. and Mexson, J. and Fiedler, H.P. and Zucchi, T.D. and Bull, A.T. (2012) Verrucosispora maris sp. nov., a novel deep-sea actinomycete isolated from a marine sediment which produces abyssomicins. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 101 (1). pp. 185-193. ISSN 0003-6072.
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Verrucosispora isolate AB-18-032T, the abyssomicin- and proximicin-producing actinomycete, has chemotaxonomic and morphological properties consistent with its classification in the genus Verrucosispora. The organism formed a distinct phyletic line in the Verrucosispora 16S rRNA gene tree sharing similarities of 99.7%, 98.7% and 98.9% with Verrucosispora gifhornensis DSM 44337T, Verrucosispora lutea YIM 013T and Verrucosispora sediminis MS 426T, respectively. It was readily distinguished from the two latter species using a range of phenotypic features and from V. gifhornensis DSM 44337T, its nearest phylogenetic neighbor, by a DNA G+C content of 65.5 mol% obtained by thermal denaturation and fluorometry and DNA:DNA relatedness values of 64.0% and 65.0% using renaturation and fluorometric methods, respectively. It is apparent from the combined genotypic and phenotypic data that strain AB-18-032T should be classified in the genus Verrucosispora as a new species. The name Verrucosispora maris sp. nov. is proposed for this taxon with isolate AB-18-032T (= DSM 45365T = NRRL B-24793T) as the type strain.
|Uncontrolled keywords:||Verrucosispora maris – Polyphasic taxonomy – Marine sediment – Actinomycete|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences|
|Depositing User:||Sue Davies|
|Date Deposited:||14 Feb 2012 11:35|
|Last Modified:||29 May 2012 09:58|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/28720 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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