Taxonomy of Clostridium tetani and related species.


Clostridium tetani and its related species C. tetanomorphum, C. cochlearium and C. lentoputrescens were examined for DNA-DNA homology and biochemical properties. Two distinctly different groups were included under the name of C. tetanomorphum: one was identical with C. cochlearium and the name C. tetanomorphum was applied to the other group with some… (More)


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@article{Nakamura1979TaxonomyOC, title={Taxonomy of Clostridium tetani and related species.}, author={S. Nakamura and Izumi Okado and T. Abe and Sumiyuki Nishida}, journal={Journal of general microbiology}, year={1979}, volume={113 1}, pages={29-35} }