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Two bacterial strains, designated Gsoil 322 and Gsoil 328, were isolated from soil of a ginseng field in Pocheon province (Republic of Korea). The strains were Gram-negative, motile, aerobic rods that showed nearly identical physiological profiles and similar chemotaxonomic profiles. The two strains were oxidase-positive but catalase-negative, reduced nitrate to nitrite and had fatty acid profiles in which C, C cyclo and C 7/iso-C 2-OH were predominant. The DNA G+C contents of Gsoil 322 and Gsoil 328 were 66.6 and 66.7 mol%, respectively. Q-8 was observed as the major quinone. Comparative 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis showed that strain Gsoil 322 belongs to the class and was most closely related to ATCC BAA-1232 (97.5 % sequence similarity). On the basis of its phenotypic properties and phylogenetic distinctiveness, strain Gsoil 322 (=KCTC 12591 =LMG 23394) was classified in the genus as the type strain of a novel species, for which the name sp. nov. is proposed.

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