Janibacter brevis sp. nov., a new trichloroethylene-degrading bacterium isolated from polluted environments.


Two strains that were strongly able to degrade trichloroethylene were isolated from contaminated environmental samples. The isolates are non-motile, aerobic, non-spore-forming, gram-positive coccoid to short rods with cell-wall peptidoglycan containing meso-diaminopimelic acid. The major type of menaquinone is MK-8(H4). The polar lipids were… (More)

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