Chemotaxonomic characterisation of Sphingomonas

@article{Busse1999ChemotaxonomicCO,
  title={Chemotaxonomic characterisation of Sphingomonas},
  author={Hans-J{\"u}rgen Busse and Peter K{\"a}mpfer and Ewald B. M. Denner},
  journal={Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={242-251}
}
Based on published results and investigations done for this study, chemotaxonomic characteristics of all validly described species of the genus Sphingomonas, as well as unnamed strains of this genus and related genera such as Rhizomonas and Blastomonas, are presented. All representatives of this group, here designated as sphingomonads, contain ubiquinone (Q-10). The two different polyamine patterns characterized either by the predominant polyamine sym-homospermidine or spermidine separate the… 

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