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Lookup NU author(s): Rakesh Santhanam,
Dr Ying Huang,
Professor Michael Goodfellow
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A Streptomyces strain isolated from a hyper-arid Atacama Desert soil was characterised using a polyphasic taxonomic approach. The strain, designated C2(T), had chemical and morphological properties typical of the genus Streptomyces. The isolate formed a branch in the Streptomyces 16S rRNA gene tree together with the type strain of Streptomyces chromofuscus and was also loosely related to Streptomyces fragilis NRRL 2424(T). DNA:DNA relatedness values between the isolate and its two phylogenetic neighbours showed that it formed a distinct genomic species. The strain was readily distinguished from these organisms using a combination of morphological and phenotypic data. Based on the genotypic and phenotypic results, isolate C2(T) represents a novel species in the genus Streptomyces, for which the name Streptomyces bullii sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is C2(T) (=CGMCC 4.7019(T) = KACC 15426(T)).
Author(s): Santhanam R, Rong XY, Huang Y, Andrews BA, Asenjo JA, Goodfellow M
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek: International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology
Print publication date: 01/02/2013
ISSN (print): 0003-6072
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