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Abstract

A novel halophilic archaeon, strain BD-1, was isolated from Xiao-Er-Kule Lake in Xinjiang, China. The taxonomy of strain BD-1 was studied by polyphasic methods. According to 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity, strain BD-1 was phylogenetically related to (98·4 %), (98·0 %), (97·8 %) and (97·3 %). Strain BD-1 is able to grow at 10 °C and further differs physiologically from the above species in the assimilation of sugars. The G+C content of DNA is 68·0 % ( ). The DNA–DNA relatedness values to and are 47 and 24 %, respectively. It is concluded that strain BD-1 represents a novel species of the genus , for which the name sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is BD-1 (=AS 1.3527=JCM 12388).

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