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Phylogeny and identification of Pantoea species associated with plants, humans and the natural environment based on multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA).
- C. Brady, I. Cleenwerck, S. Venter, M. Vancanneyt, J. Swings, T. Coutinho
- Biology, MedicineSystematic and applied microbiology
- 1 December 2008
Multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA) of partial nucleotide sequences of the genes gyrB, rpoB, atpD and infB can be used for classification, identification and phylogenetic analyses of Pantoea strains.
Pantoea ananatis: an unconventional plant pathogen.
UNLABELLED Pantoea ananatis causes disease symptoms in a wide range of economically important agricultural crops and forest tree species worldwide. It is regarded as an emerging pathogen based on the…
An overview of biofilm formation in distribution systems and its impact on the deterioration of water quality
The impact of biofilms present in water distribution systems on the microbial quality of potable water is reported in this rev iew. The issues covered include the composition of bioflims, factors…
The occurrence of campylobacters in water sources in South Africa.
- S. M. Diergaardt, S. Venter, A. Spreeth, J. Theron, V. Brözel
- Biology, MedicineWater research
- 1 May 2004
The spread of Arcobacter via water warrants further investigation, especially in view of the higher levels of detection and pathogenic nature of these bacteria.
South African Papilionoid Legumes Are Nodulated by Diverse Burkholderia with Unique Nodulation and Nitrogen-Fixation Loci
The findings suggest that Burkholderia species associated with fynbos legumes are highly diverse and their symbiotic abilities have unique ancestries, and it is possible that the evolution of these bacteria is closely linked to the diversification and establishment of legumes characteristic of the Cape Floristic Region.
Pantoea vagans sp. nov., Pantoea eucalypti sp. nov., Pantoea deleyi sp. nov. and Pantoea anthophila sp. nov.
- C. Brady, S. Venter, +4 authors T. Coutinho
- Biology, MedicineInternational journal of systematic and…
- 1 September 2009
Bacteria isolated from eucalyptus leaves and shoots showing symptoms of blight and die-back collected in Uganda, Uruguay and Argentina and from maize displaying brown stalk rot symptoms in South Africa were tentatively placed in the genus Pantoea on the basis of phenotypic and biochemical tests, and DNA-DNA hybridization confirmed the classification of the isolates into four novel species.
The large universal Pantoea plasmid LPP-1 plays a major role in biological and ecological diversification
Phylogenetic analysis reveals that LPP-1 is universal to all Pantoea spp.
Genome Data Provides High Support for Generic Boundaries in Burkholderia Sensu Lato
The amino acid and nucleotide sequences of 106 conserved proteins from 92 species are used to infer robust maximum likelihood phylogenies with which to investigate the generic structure of Burkholderia sensu lato and suggest 13 new combinations for those species previously described as members of Burk holderia but that form part of Caballeronia.
Comparative genomics of the type VI secretion systems of Pantoea and Erwinia species reveals the presence of putative effector islands that may be translocated by the VgrG and Hcp proteins
- P. de Maayer, S. Venter, T. Kamber, B. Duffy, T. Coutinho, T. H. Smits
- Biology, MedicineBMC Genomics
- 24 November 2011
New hypotheses concerning a role for islands associated with the hcp and vgrG genes in the acquisition of T6SS effectors and the development of novel evolved VgrG and Hcp proteins are proposed.
A sensitive seminested PCR method for the detection of Shigella in spiked environmental water samples.
The results indicate that the described seminested PCR has the advantage of a rapid turnaround time and it fulfills the requirements of sensitivity and specificity for use in an environmental laboratory.