Williamsia marianensis sp nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from the Mariana Trench

Pathom-aree, Wasu and Nogi, Yuichi and Sutcliffe, Iain C. and Ward, Alan C. and Horikoshi, Koki and Bull, Alan T. and Goodfellow, Michael (2006) Williamsia marianensis sp nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from the Mariana Trench. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 56 (5). pp. 1123-1126. ISSN 1466-5026. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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The taxonomic status of an actinomycete isolated from sediment collected from the Mariana Trench was established using a combination of genotypic and phenotypic data. Isolate MT8T had chemotaxonomic and morphological properties consistent with its classification in the genus Williamsia, and formed a distinct phyletic line in the 16S rRNA gene tree together with the type strain of Williamsia muralis. The isolate was readily distinguished from the latter, and from representatives of other Williamsia species, using DNA–DNA relatedness and phenotypic criteria. Predominant cellular fatty acids were oleic, palmitic and tuberculostearic acids and a hexadecenoic acid. The DNA G+C content was 65.2 mol%. It is apparent that the isolate belongs to a novel species of Williamsia. Strain MT8T (=DSM 44944T=NCIMB 14085T) was thus considered to be the type strain of a novel species in the genus Williamsia, for which the name Williamsia marianensis sp. nov. is proposed.

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Additional information: Part 5 Article 045UT English Times Cited:2 Cited References Count:33
Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences > Biomedical Research Group
Depositing User: Sue Davies
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2008 21:19
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2014 12:49
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