Lentibacillus kapialis sp. nov., from fermented shrimp paste in Thailand.

  title={Lentibacillus kapialis sp. nov., from fermented shrimp paste in Thailand.},
  author={Amnat Pakdeeto and Somboon Tanasupawat and Chitti Thawai and Somporn Moonmangmee and Takuji Kudo and Takashi Itoh},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={57 Pt 2},
Two strains of strictly aerobic, moderately halophilic Gram-positive rods were isolated from fermented shrimp paste ('ka-pi') produced in Thailand. They produced a red pigment and grew optimally in the presence of 5-30 % NaCl. The diagnostic diamino acid in the cell-wall peptidoglycan was meso-diaminopimelic acid. The predominant menaquinone was MK-7. The major cellular fatty acid was anteiso-C(15 : 0). Phosphatidylglycerol, diphosphatidylglycerol and two unidentified glycolipids were found to… CONTINUE READING