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dc.contributor.authorWu, H.-x.*
dc.contributor.authorLai, P. Y.*
dc.contributor.authorLee, O. O.*
dc.contributor.authorZhou, X.-j.*
dc.contributor.authorMiao, L.*
dc.contributor.authorWang, H.*
dc.contributor.authorQian, P.-Y.*
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-24T08:32:35Zen
dc.date.available2015-08-24T08:32:35Zen
dc.date.issued2011-08-05en
dc.identifier.issn1466-5026en
dc.identifier.issn1466-5034en
dc.identifier.pmid21828015
dc.identifier.doi10.1099/ijs.0.029561-0en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/575549en
dc.description.abstractA novel Gram-negative, aerobic, catalase- and oxidase-positive, non-sporulating, non-motile, rod-shaped bacterium, designated strain UST081027-248(T), was isolated from seawater of the Red Sea. Phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that strain UST081027-248(T) fell within the genus Erythrobacter. Levels of 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity between the novel strain and the type strains of Erythrobacter species ranged from 95.3% (with Erythrobacter gangjinensis) to 98.2% (with Erythrobacter citreus). However, levels of DNA-DNA relatedness between strain UST081027-248(T) and the type strains of closely related species were below 70%. Optimal growth of the isolate occurred in the presence of 2.0% NaCl, at pH 8.0-9.0 and at 28-36 degrees C. The isolate did not produce bacteriochlorophyll a. The predominant cellular fatty acids were C-17:1 omega 6c, summed feature 8 (C-18:1 omega 6c and/or C-18:1 omega 7c) and C-15:0 2-OH. The genomic DNA G+C content of strain UST081027-248(T) was 60.4 mol%. Phenotypic properties and phylogenetic distinctiveness clearly indicated that strain UST081027-248(T) represents a novel species of the genus Erythrobacter, for which the name Erythrobacter pelagi sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is UST081027-248(T) (=JCM 17468(T)=NRRL 59511(T)).en
dc.description.sponsorshipWe are grateful to the captain and crew of the R/V Oceanus for providing technical help during sampling. This study was supported by grants from the KAUST Global Partnership Program (KAUST005-CML07/08) to P.-Y. Q. and from Leading Academic Discipline Project of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission (J50701) to H.-x. W.en
dc.publisherMicrobiology Societyen
dc.titleErythrobacter pelagi sp. nov., a member of the family Erythrobacteraceae isolated from the Red Seaen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentMaterials Science and Engineering Program*
dc.identifier.journalINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGYen
dc.contributor.institutionShanghai Ocean Univ, Coll Fisheries & Life Sci, Shanghai, Peoples R China*
dc.contributor.institutionYangzhou Univ, Inst Marine Sci & Technol, Yangzhou City, Jiangsu, Peoples R China*
kaust.personWang, Hao*
kaust.personWu, Hui-xian*
kaust.personLai, Pok Yui*
kaust.personLee, On On*
kaust.personQian, Pei-Yuan*


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