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A Gram-negative, oxidase- and catalase-positive bacterium, designated strain EM 4, which varied in shape from rod-shaped to curved or helical with frequently observed bulb-shaped protuberances, was isolated from purified water. 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis indicated that the novel strain belongs to the family within the phylum ; the closest relative among bacterial species with validly published names was determined to be NBRC 103935, with 93.4 % sequence identity. The main fatty acids of strain EM 4 were iso-C, iso-C and iso-C 3-OH. The polar lipid profile consisted of phosphatidylethanolamine, aminolipids, aminophospholipids and unknown lipids; the quinone system consisted of menaquinone MK-7. 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis and the polar lipid and fatty acid profiles suggest that the strain represents a novel genus and species, for which the name gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain of is strain EM 4 ( = DSM 25353 = CCUG 62278).

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