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A novel aerobic, Gram-negative bacterial strain, designated 5IX/A01/131, was isolated from waters in the coastal north-western Mediterranean Sea. The cells were motile, straight rods, 1.6 μm long and 0.5 μm wide, and formed cream colonies on marine 2216 agar. The G+C content of the genomic DNA was 57 mol %. Phylogenetic analysis of the 16S rRNA gene sequence placed the strain in the class . On the basis of the 16S rRNA gene sequence comparisons and physiological and biochemical characteristics, strain 5IX/A01/131 represents a novel genus and species, for which the name gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain of is 5IX/A01/131 (=DSM 19753 =CIP 109757 =MOLA 225).

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Electron micrograph of a negatively stained cell of strain 5IX/A01/131 harvested during the exponential phase. A single polar flagellum is visible. Bar, 0.5 µm.

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Effects of pH, salinity and temperature on growth of strain 5IX/A01/131 . [PDF](23 KB)

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