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Application of a suite of 16S rRNA-specific oligonucleotide probes designed to investigate bacteria of the phylum cytophaga-flavobacter-bacteroides in the natural environment.
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A panel of four 16S rRNA-targeted oligonucleotide probes specific for bacteria of the phylum cytophaga-flavobacter-bacteroides (CFB) were designed and used together with other higher-order probes to analyse the structure and community composition in complex environments.
Cutting a gordian knot: Emended classification and description of the genus Flavobacterium, emended description of the family Flavobacteriaceae, and proposal of Flavobacterium hydatis nom nov
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The phylogenetic positions and G+C contents of most species belonging to the genera Flavobacterium, Cytophaga, and Flexibacter and several related taxa were determined and new combinations for 7 of the 10 validly described species included in this genus are proposed.
Classification of heparinolytic bacteria into a new genus, Pedobacter, comprising four species: Pedobacter heparinus comb. nov., Pedobacter piscium comb. nov., Pedobacter africanus sp. nov. and
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It was shown that isolates of two of these clusters and S. heparinum species belong to a new genus for which the name Pedobacter is proposed, which consists of Pedobacteria heparinus comb.
Evaluation of New Broth Media for Microdilution Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing of Lactobacilli, Pediococci, Lactococci, and Bifidobacteria
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A mixed formulation of Iso-Sensitest broth and deMan-Rogosa-Sharpe broth with or without supplementation with l-cysteine provided the most optimal medium basis in terms of growth support of nonenterococcal LAB and correct indication of MICs of international control strains.
Occurrence of multiple genomovars of Burkholderia cepacia in cystic fibrosis patients and proposal of Burkholderia multivorans sp. nov.
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An integrated genotypic and phenotypic analysis of 128 strains of the genera Burkholderia, Ralstonia, and Pseudomonas shows that presumed B. cepacia strains isolated from cystic fibrosis patients belong to at least five distinct genomic species, one of which was identified as Burk holderia vietnamiensis.
Polyphasic taxonomic study of the emended genus Arcobacter with Arcobacter butzleri comb. nov. and Arcobacter skirrowii sp. nov., an aerotolerant bacterium isolated from veterinary specimens.
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A rapid screening of 77 aerotolerant Arcobacter strains revealed five major groups, which were identified by using DNA-DNA hybridization data as A. butzleri strains and strains belonging to one of the electrophoretic subgroups of A. cryaerophilus had similar fatty acid contents, and an analysis of fatty acid compositions allowed clear-cut differentiation of all of the other groups.
Dynamics and Biodiversity of Populations of Lactic Acid Bacteria and Acetic Acid Bacteria Involved in Spontaneous Heap Fermentation of Cocoa Beans in Ghana
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Particular strains of L. plantarum, L. fermentum, and A. pasteurianus, originating from the environment, were well adapted to the environmental conditions prevailing during Ghanaian cocoa bean heap fermentation and apparently played a significant role in the cocoa bean fermentation process.
Application of multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA) for rapid identification of Enterococcus species based on rpoA and pheS genes.
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Both rpoA and pheS genes can be used as reliable tools for identification of clinical and environmental species of Enterococcus and are efficient screening methods for the detection of novel species.
Phylogeny and polyphasic taxonomy of Caulobacter species. Proposal of Maricaulis gen. nov. with Maricaulis maris (Poindexter) comb. nov. as the type species, and emended description of the genera
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A polyphasic approach, comprising 16S rDNA sequencing, profiling restriction fragments of 16S-23S r DNA interspacer regions, lipid analysis, immunological profiling and salt tolerance characterizations, was used to clarify the taxonomy of 76 strains of the genera Caulobacter.
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