Description of two novel species of the genus Kitasatospora Omura et al. 1982, Kitasatospora cineracea sp. nov. and Kitasatospora niigatensis sp. nov.

  title={Description of two novel species of the genus Kitasatospora Omura et al. 1982, Kitasatospora cineracea sp. nov. and Kitasatospora niigatensis sp. nov.},
  author={Kiyoshi Tajima and Y. Takahashi and Akio Seino and Yuzuru Iwai and Satoshi Ōmura},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={51 Pt 5},
Five actinomycete strains, SK-3255T, SK-3406T, SK-3412, SK-3421 and OM-5023, were isolated using a novobiocin-containing agar medium from soil samples. These strains produced long spore chains on aerial mycelium and contained LL- and meso-diaminopimelic acids (DAPs) in the cell wall. On the basis of morphological and chemotaxonomic characteristics and phylogenetic analysis, these five strains were classified into the genus Kitasatospora. DNA-DNA hybridization and comparison of physiological… 

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