Williamsia maris sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from the Sea of Japan

Stach, J.E. and Maldonado, L.A. and Ward, A.C. and Bull, A.T. and Goodfellow, M. (2004) Williamsia maris sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from the Sea of Japan. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY , 54 (1). pp. 191-194. ISSN 1466-5026. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

The taxonomic position of a marine actinomycete, strain SJS0289/JS1T, was determined using a polyphasic taxonomic approach. The organism, which had phenotypic properties consistent with its classification in the genus Williamsia, formed a distinct clade in the 16S rRNA gene tree together with the type strain of Williamsia muralis, but was readily distinguished from this species using DNA-DNA relatedness and phenotypic data. The genotypic and phenotypic data show that the organism merits recognition as a new species of Williamsia. The name proposed for the new species is Williamsia maris; the type strain is SJS0289/JS1T (=DSM 44693T=JCM 12070T=KCTC 9945T=NCIMB 13945T).

Item Type: Article
Additional information: 1466-5026 (Print) Journal Article Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Uncontrolled keywords: Actinomycetales/*classification/genetics/*isolation & purification DNA, Bacterial/genetics DNA, Ribosomal/genetics Japan Molecular Sequence Data Phenotype Phylogeny RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics Seawater/microbiology
Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences > Biomedical Research Group
Depositing User: Sue Davies
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2008 14:46
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:26
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/7346 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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