Biogeography of the ubiquitous marine bacterium Alteromonas macleodii determined by multilocus sequence analysis

@article{IvarsMartnez2008BiogeographyOT,
  title={Biogeography of the ubiquitous marine bacterium Alteromonas macleodii determined by multilocus sequence analysis},
  author={Elena Ivars-Mart{\'i}nez and Giuseppe D’Auria and Francisco Rodr{\'i}guez-Valera and Cristina S{\'a}nchez-Porro and Antonio Ventosa and Ian R. Joint and Martin M{\"u}hling},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17}
}
Twenty‐three isolates of the widely distributed marine bacteria Alteromonas macleodii have been analysed by multilocus sequence analysis combined with phylogenetic and multivariate statistical analyses. The strains originated from the Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, English Channel, Black Sea and Thailand. Using the nucleotide sequences of nine loci for each of the 23 isolates, a robust identification was achieved of different clades within the single species. Strains generally clustered with… 

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