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Proposed minimal standards for the use of genome data for the taxonomy of prokaryotes.
Advancement of DNA sequencing technology allows the routine use of genome sequences in the various fields of microbiology. The information held in genome sequences proved to provide objective andExpand
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Deinococcus geothermalis sp. nov. and Deinococcus murrayi sp. nov., two extremely radiation-resistant and slightly thermophilic species from hot springs.
Strains of Deinococcus geothermalis sp. nov. were isolated from the hot spring and runoff at Agnano, Naples, Italy, and from the hot spring at São Pedro do Sul in central Portugal, while strains ofExpand
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Extensive Diversity of Ionizing-Radiation-Resistant Bacteria Recovered from Sonoran Desert Soil and Description of Nine New Species of the Genus Deinococcus Obtained from a Single Soil Sample
ABSTRACT The ionizing-radiation-resistant fractions of two soil bacterial communities were investigated by exposing an arid soil from the Sonoran Desert and a nonarid soil from a Louisiana forest toExpand
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Dehalogenimonas lykanthroporepellens gen. nov., sp. nov., a reductively dehalogenating bacterium isolated from chlorinated solvent-contaminated groundwater.
Two recently reported bacterial strains that are able to reductively dehalogenate polychlorinated aliphatic alkanes, including 1,2,3-trichloropropane, 1,2-dichloropropane, 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane,Expand
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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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Phylogenetic diversity of the deinococci as determined by 16S ribosomal DNA sequence comparison.
16S ribosomal DNA (rDNA) sequences were determined for the five species of the genus Deinococcus (Deinococcus erythromyxa, Deinococcus proteolyticus, Deinococcus radiodurans, Deinococcus radiophilus,Expand
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An overview of the role and diversity of compatible solutes in Bacteria and Archaea.
The accumulation of compatible solutes is a prerequisite for the adaptation of microorganisms to osmotic stress imposed by salt or organic solutes. Two types of strategies exist to cope with highExpand
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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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Thermus igniterrae sp. nov. and Thermus antranikianii sp. nov., two new species from Iceland.
Several yellow-pigmented isolates, with optimum growth temperatures of about 65-70 degrees C, were recovered from hot springs in Iceland. Phylogenetic analysis of the 16S rDNA and DNA-DNAExpand
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Description of Idiomarina insulisalsae sp. nov., isolated from the soil of a sea salt evaporation pond, proposal to transfer the species of the genus Pseudidiomarina to the genus Idiomarina and
A halophilic, aerobic Gram-negative bacterium, designated strain CVS-6(T), was isolated from a sea salt evaporation pond on the Island of Sal in the Cape Verde Archipelago. Phylogenetic analysis ofExpand
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