Meiothermus terrae sp. nov., isolated from a geothermally heated soil sample.

  title={Meiothermus terrae sp. nov., isolated from a geothermally heated soil sample.},
  author={Tian-tian Yu and Yi-Rui Yin and Yong-guang Zhang and Ji-Cheng Yao and Hans-Peter Klenk and Hong-Fei Wang and Hong Ming and En‐Min Zhou and Wenjun Li},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={64 Pt 3},
A Gram-negative, aerobic bacterium, designated strain YIM 77755(T), was isolated from a geothermally heated soil sample collected at Rehai National Park, Tengchong, Yunnan province, south-west China. Cells of the strain were rod-shaped and colonies were yellow and circular. Growth occurred in 0-1 % (w/v) NaCl, at pH 6.0-8.0 (optimum, pH 7.0) and at 35-55 °C (optimum, 50 °C). The predominant menaquinone was MK-8 and the DNA G+C content was 68.9 mol%. Major fatty acids (>10 %) were anteiso-C15… 

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