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Truepera radiovictrix gen. nov., sp. nov., a new radiation resistant species and the proposal of Trueperaceae fam. nov.
Two isolates, belonging to a new species of a novel genus of the Phylum "Deinococcus/Thermus ", were recovered from hot spring runoffs on the Island of São Miguel in the Azores. Strains RQ-24(T) andExpand
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Alicyclobacillus hesperidum sp. nov. and a related genomic species from solfataric soils of São Miguel in the Azores.
Several acidophilic, slightly thermophilic or thermophilic Gram-positive isolates were recovered from solfataric soil at Furnas on the Island of São Miguel in the Azores. Phylogenetic analysis of theExpand
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A gene from the mesophilic bacterium Dehalococcoides ethenogenes encodes a novel mannosylglycerate synthase.
Mannosylglycerate (MG) is a common compatible solute found in thermophilic and hyperthermophilic prokaryotes. In this study we characterized a mesophilic and bifunctional mannosylglycerate synthaseExpand
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Gaiella occulta gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel representative of a deep branching phylogenetic lineage within the class Actinobacteria and proposal of Gaiellaceae fam. nov. and Gaiellales ord. nov.
Two isolates, with an optimum growth temperature of about 35-37°C and an optimum pH for growth between 6.5 and 7.5, were recovered from a deep mineral water aquifer in Portugal. Strains formExpand
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Meiothermus timidus sp. nov., a new slightly thermophilic yellow-pigmented species.
Several yellow-pigmented isolates, with optimum growth temperatures between 55 and 60 degrees C, were recovered from hot springs in Central Portugal and the Azores. Phylogenetic analysis of the 16SExpand
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Rhodopirellula lusitana sp. nov. and Rhodopirellula rubra sp. nov., isolated from the surface of macroalgae.
Twenty two strains of Rhodopirellula were isolated from the epiphytic community of several marine macroalgae and separated into two groups, designated as group B and group C. In this study, weExpand
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The Bacterium Thermus thermophilus, Like Hyperthermophilic Archaea, Uses a Two-Step Pathway for the Synthesis of Mannosylglycerate
ABSTRACT The biosynthetic pathway for the synthesis of the compatible solute α-mannosylglycerate (MG) in the thermophilic bacterium Thermus thermophilus HB27 was identified based on the activities ofExpand
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Meiothermus rufus sp. nov., a new slightly thermophilic red-pigmented species and emended description of the genus Meiothermus.
Four red-pigmented isolates, with optimum growth temperatures of approximately 55-60 degrees C and an optimum pH for growth between 7.5 and 8.5, were recovered from hot springs in Central France.Expand
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Schleiferia thermophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a slightly thermophilic bacterium of the phylum 'Bacteroidetes' and the proposal of Schleiferiaceae fam. nov.
A bacterial isolate, with an optimum growth temperature of about 50 °C and an optimum pH for growth between 7.5 and 8.5, was recovered from a hot spring in the Furnas area of the Island of São MiguelExpand
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Description of two new thermophilic species of the genus Rubrobacter, Rubrobacter calidifluminis sp. nov. and Rubrobacter naiadicus sp. nov., and emended description of the genus Rubrobacter and the
Four isolates, designated, RG-1(T), RG-3(T), RG-6 and RG-8 with optimum growth temperatures around 60°C were recovered from a hot stream near Ribeira Grande on the Island of São Miguel in the Azores.Expand
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