Dermacoccus abyssi sp nov., a piezotolerant 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) Dermacoccus abyssi sp nov., a piezotolerant actinomycete isolated from the Mariana Trench. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 56 . pp. 1233-1237. 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 actinobacterial strain isolated from Mariana Trench sediment was determined using a polyphasic taxonomic approach. The strain, isolate MT1.1(T), formed a distinct clade in the Micrococcineae 16S rRNA gene tree together with Dermacoccus nishinomiyaensis DSM 20448(T). The organism had chemical and phenotypic properties consistent with its classification in the genus Dermacoccus and could be distinguished from D. nishinomiyaensis IDSM 20448(T) using DNA-DNA relatedness and phenotypic data. The G + C content of the DNA of isolate MT1.1(T) was 65(.)2 mol%. It is evident that the organism merits recognition as a novel species in the genus Dermacoccus. The name proposed for this taxon is Dermacoccus abyssi sp. nov.; the type strain is MT1.1(T) (=DSM 17573(T) = NCIMB 14084(T)). The organism grows well at 40 MPa and hence is piezotolerant.

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Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Biosciences > Biomedical Research Group
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