Pleomorphochaeta naphthae sp. nov., a new anaerobic fermentative bacterium isolated from an oil field.

  title={Pleomorphochaeta naphthae sp. nov., a new anaerobic fermentative bacterium isolated from an oil field.},
  author={Boussad Arroua and R{\'e}gis Grimaud and Agn{\`e}s Hirschler-R{\'e}a and Patrick Bouriat and Michel Magot and Laurent Urios and Anthony Ranchou-Peyruse},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={68 12},
A novel anaerobic fermentative bacterium, strain SEBR 4209T, was isolated from a water sample of a Congolese oil field. Strain SEBR 4209T is phylogenetically related to the genus Pleomorphochaeta, in the family Spirochaetaceae. Its closest relatives are Pleomorphochaeta caudata SEBR 4223T (94.5 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity) and Pleomorphochaeta multiformis MO-SPC2T (94.3 % similarity). Like the other members of this genus, cells have a pleomorphic morphology, in particular an annular… 
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