Granulosicoccus coccoides sp. nov., isolated from leaves of seagrass (Zostera marina).

  title={Granulosicoccus coccoides sp. nov., isolated from leaves of seagrass (Zostera marina).},
  author={Valerie V. Kurilenko and Richard Christen and Natalia V. Zhukova and Nataliya I. Kalinovskaya and Valery V. Mikhailov and Russell J. Crawford and Elena P Ivanova},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={60 Pt 4},
A non-pigmented, motile, Gram-negative bacterium, strain Z 271(T), was isolated from the surface of leaves of the seagrass Zostera marina which was collected in Troitza Bay (Sea of Japan, Pacific Ocean). The new isolate grew between 5 degrees C and 28 degrees C and was slightly halophilic, tolerating environments containing up to 5 % (w/v) NaCl. Strain Z 271(T) was able to degrade Tweens 20, 40 and 80 and partially degrade gelatin, but was unable to degrade casein. Phosphatidylethanolamine (36… CONTINUE READING

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