The actinomycete-genus Rhodococcus: a home for the "rhodochrous" complex.

@article{Goodfellow1977TheAR,
  title={The actinomycete-genus Rhodococcus: a home for the "rhodochrous" complex.},
  author={Michael J. Goodfellow and Grace Alderson},
  journal={Journal of general microbiology},
  year={1977},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={99-122}
}
A numerical taxonomic classification study was carried out on 177 strains representing the "rhodochrous" complex and the genera Gordona, Mycobacterium and Nocardia. The strains were examined for 92 unit characters and the data were analysed by computer. Three clusters were defined at the 75 to 80% similarity level. The first was a heterogeneous cluster corresponding to the "rhodochrous" taxon whereas the other two contained Mycobacterium and Nocardia strains respectively. The good correlation… CONTINUE READING
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