Deinococcus humi sp. nov., isolated from soil.

  title={Deinococcus humi sp. nov., isolated from soil.},
  author={Sathiyaraj Srinivasan and Jae-Jin Lee and Sangyong Lim and Minho Joe and Myung Kyum Kim},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={62 Pt 12},
A Gram-staining-positive, strictly aerobic, spherical, non-motile, red-pigmented bacterium, designated strain MK03(T), was isolated from a soil sample collected in South Korea. The taxonomic position of the novel strain was investigated using a polyphasic approach. In phylogenetic analyses based on 16S rRNA gene sequences, strain MK03(T) was placed in a clade formed by members of the genus Deinococcus in the family Deinococcaceae and appeared to be most closely related to Deinococcus aerolatus… CONTINUE READING