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DNA-DNA hybridization values and their relationship to whole-genome sequence similarities.
It is concluded that ANI can accurately replace DDH values for strains for which genome sequences are available and reveal extensive gene diversity within the current concept of "species". Expand
Synergistic Degradation of Linuron by a Bacterial Consortium and Isolation of a Single Linuron-Degrading Variovorax Strain
To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of a strain that degrades linuron further than the aromatic intermediates, and the rate of linuron degradation by strain WDL1 was lower than that for the consortium, but was clearly increased when W DL1 was coinoculated with each of the other four strains. Expand
Evaluation of a microplate DNA : DNA hybridization method compared with the initial renaturation method
It is concluded that the microplate method can be used as a reliable taxonomic tool and in very good correlation with the initial renaturation method. Expand
Burkholderia tuberum sp. nov. and Burkholderia phymatum sp. nov., nodulate the roots of tropical legumes.
The taxonomic status of five root nodule isolates from tropical legumes was determined using a polyphasic taxonomic approach and two isolates were identified as novel Burkholderia species for which it is proposed the names Burk holderia tuberum sp. Expand
Characterization of Unusual Bacteria Isolated from Respiratory Secretions of Cystic Fibrosis Patients and Description of Inquilinus limosus gen. nov., sp. nov
The recovery of these species suggests that the CF lung is an ecological niche capable of supporting the growth of a wide variety of bacteria rarely seen in clinical samples, and highlights the utility of reference laboratories capable of identifying unusual species recovered from CF sputum. Expand
Description of Pandoraea gen. nov. with Pandoraea apista sp. nov., Pandoraea pulmonicola sp. nov., Pandoraea pnomenusa sp. nov., Pandoraea sputorum sp. nov. and Pandoraea norimbergensis comb. nov.
A polyphasic taxonomic study was performed on a group of isolates tentatively identified as Burkholderia cepacia, RalSTONia pickettii or Ralstonia paucula, which indicate that at least some of these organisms may cause chronic infection in, and can be transmitted amongst, cystic fibrosis patients. Expand
Sphingomonas alaskensis sp. nov., a dominant bacterium from a marine oligotrophic environment.
Seven Gram-negative strains, isolated in 1990 from a 10(6)-fold dilution series of seawater from Resurrection Bay, a deep fjord of the Gulf of Alaska, were identified in a polyphasic taxonomic study and the ability to differentiate the species justifies the proposal of a new species name, Sphingomonas alaskensis sp. Expand
Bioaugmentation of Activated Sludge by an Indigenous 3-Chloroaniline-Degrading Comamonas testosteroni Strain, I2gfp
The results indicate that bioaugmentation, even with a strain originating from that ecosystem and able to effectively grow on a selective substrate, is not permanent and will probably require regular resupplementation. Expand
Taylorella asinigenitalis sp. nov., a bacterium isolated from the genital tract of male donkeys (Equus asinus).
The data support the opinion that micro-organisms isolated from the male donkeys are different from T. equigenitalis and it is proposed that they be considered a new species within the genus Tay Lorella and named Taylorella asinigenitalIS sp. Expand
Burkholderia cenocepacia sp. nov.--a new twist to an old story.
DNA-DNA hybridisation experiments between isolates representing Burkholderia cepacia genomovar III recA lineages IIIA and IIIB reinforced the classification of both phylogenetic subgroups as a singleExpand