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Abstract

Three Gram-stain-positive strains were isolated from fermented mustard and were rod-shaped, non-motile, asporogenous, facultatively anaerobic, homofermentative and did not exhibit catalase activity. Comparative analyses of 16S rRNA, and gene sequences demonstrated that the novel strains were members of the genus . On the basis of 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis, the type strains of (98.7 % similarity), (98.9 %) and (97.9 %) were the closest neighbours. However, DNA–DNA reassociation values with these strains were less than 50 %. Phenotypic and genotypic features demonstrated that these isolates represent a novel species of the genus , for which the name sp. nov. is proposed; the type strain is YM 0097 ( = JCM 17355 = BCRC 80278).

Funding
This study was supported by the:
  • National Science Council, Taiwan (Award NSC 95-2313-B-010-001-MY3)
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