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Abstract

A Gram-negative, strictly aerobic, non-spore-forming, rod-shaped, red–pink bacterium, designated strain PB17, was isolated from grass soil in the Republic of Korea and its taxonomic position was investigated by means of a polyphasic approach. Phylogenetic analysis of 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that strain PB17 belonged to the genus . Sequence similarities between strain PB17 and the type strains of species with validly published names ranged from 90.1 to 91.8 %. The predominant cellular fatty acids in strain PB17 were iso-C, summed feature 4 (iso-C 2-OH and/or C 7), C 5 and anteiso-C. The DNA G+C content was 58.8 mol%. The results of phylogenetic, chemotaxonomic and phenotypic characterization indicated that strain PB17 can be distinguished from all known species and represents a novel species, for which the name sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is PB17 (=KCTC 12607 =LMG 24240).

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