Byung Cheol Cho

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A Gram-negative, strictly aerobic, non-motile, club-shaped bacterial strain, designated CL-ES2(T), was isolated from coastal water from the east coast of Korea. Phylogenetic analysis of 16S rRNA gene sequences revealed that strain CL-ES2(T) was related to the genera Phaeobacter (95.0-96.6% similarity to the type strains), Leisingera (96.1%) and Marinovum(More)
A rod-shaped marine bacterium, designated strain CL-TF09T, isolated from a tidal flat in Ganghwa, Korea, was characterized based on its physiological and biochemical features, fatty acid profile and phylogenetic position. 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis revealed a clear affiliation with the family Flavobacteriaceae. Strain CL-TF09T showed the closest(More)
A rod-shaped bacterium, designated CL-TF13T, was isolated from a tidal flat in Ganghwa, Korea. Analysis of the 16S rRNA gene sequence revealed an affiliation with the genus Tenacibaculum. The sequence similarities between CL-TF13T and type strains of members of the genus Tenacibaculum were from 94.2 to 97.4%. Cells were motile by means of gliding. Strain(More)
A halotolerant, facultatively alkaliphilic bacterium, designated CL-MP28T, was isolated from the surface of a sediment core sample collected at a depth of 2247 m in the Ulleung Basin of the East Sea, Korea. Phylogenetic analysis of the 16S rRNA gene sequence of strain CL-MP28T revealed an affiliation with the genus Oceanobacillus. The sequence similarities(More)
A Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic strain with slightly curved and straight rod-shaped cells, strain CL-GR58(T), was isolated from coastal seawater (near Gori, Korea). Analyses of the 16S rRNA gene sequence revealed that strain CL-GR58(T) belonged to the family Rhodospirillaceae with Azospirillum lipoferum as its closest relative (gene sequence(More)
A rod-shaped marine bacterium, CL-TA03(T), isolated from a biofilm in a coastal fish farm in Tongyeong, Korea, was characterized for physiological and biochemical features, fatty acid profile and phylogenetic position based on 16S rRNA gene sequences. Analysis of the 16S rRNA gene sequence revealed a clear affiliation with the family Rhodobacteraceae.(More)
Bacteria of the genus Pseudoalteromonas are ubiquitous in the world's oceans. Marine bacteria have been posited to be associated with a major ancient branch of podoviruses related to T7. Yet, although Pseudoalteromonas phages belonging to the Corticoviridae and the Siphoviridae and prophages belonging to the Myoviridae have been reported, no(More)
Modern studies on marine airborne prokaryotes over open seas have been rare. Here, to understand their distribution and composition, aerosol as well as surface seawater samples were collected at three sites in the East Sea. The abundance of airborne prokaryotes was 0.7-1.2 × 10(5) cells m(-3) . Partial sequences of the 16S rRNA gene from the aerosols were(More)
Two strictly aerobic, Gram-negative bacteria, designated strains CL-SP27T and B5-6T, were isolated from the hypersaline water of a solar saltern in Korea and from the surface water of the Sargasso Sea, respectively. The two strains were rod-shaped, non-motile and grew on marine agar 2216 as beige colonies. Phylogenetic analyses of 16S rRNA gene sequences(More)
Two Gram-negative-staining, aerobic bacterial strains, designated CL-SC21(T) and CL-SC22, were isolated from a culture of the diatom Skeletonema costatum (Korean Marine Microalgae Culture Center, KMMCC strain B-396) established from the East Sea, Korea. The two novel strains shared 99.9 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity. Analysis of the 16S rRNA gene(More)