Description and Taxonomic Status of Cytophaga heparina (Payza and Korn) comb. nov. (Basionym: Flavobacterium heparinum Payza and Korn 1956)

  title={Description and Taxonomic Status of Cytophaga heparina (Payza and Korn) comb. nov. (Basionym: Flavobacterium heparinum Payza and Korn 1956)},
  author={P. Christensen},
  journal={International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology},
  • P. Christensen
  • Published 1980
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
Flavobacterium heparinum was inadequately characterized when it was originally described by Payza and Korn in 1956. As a result it was listed as a species incertae sedis in the 8th edition of Bergey's Manual. The authors isolated a single strain of this organism, and presumably it was this strain which was deposited in the American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) under the number 13125 (= National Collection of Industrial Bacteria [NCIB] 9290). Because the original description was based on a… Expand

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