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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Marinomonas brasilensis sp nov., isolated from the coral Mussismilia hispida, and reclassification of Marinomonas basaltis as a later heterotypic synonym of Marinomonas communis
Author: Chimetto, LA
Cleenwerck, I
Brocchi, M
Willems, A
De Vos, P
Thompson, FL
Abstract: A Gram-negative, aerobic bacterium, designated strain R-40503(T), was isolated from mucus of the reef-builder coral Mussismilia hispida, located in the Sao Sebastiao Channel, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Phylogenetic analyses revealed that strain R-40503(T) belongs to the genus Marinomonas. The 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity of R-40503(T) was above 97% with the type strains of Marinomonas vaga, M. basaltis, M. communis and M. pontica, and below 97% with type strains of the other Marinomonas species. Strain R-40503(T) showed less than 35% DNA-DNA hybridization (DDH) with the type strains of the phylogenetically closest Marinomonas species, demonstrating that it should be classified into a novel species. Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP), chemotaxonomic and phenotypic analyses provided further evidence for the proposal of a novel species. Concurrently, a close genomic relationship between M. basaltis and M. communis was observed. The type strains of these two species showed 78% DDH and 63% AFLP pattern similarity. Their phenotypic features were very similar, and their DNA G+C contents were identical (46.3 mol%). Collectively, these data demonstrate unambiguously that Marinomonas basaltis is a later heterotypic synonym of Marinomonas communis. Several phenotypic features can be used to discriminate between Marinomonas species. The novel strain R-40503(T) is clearly distinguishable from its neighbours. For instance, it shows oxidase and urease activity, utilizes L-asparagine and has the fatty acid C(12:1) 3-OH but lacks C(10:0) and C(12:0). The name Marinomonas brasilensis sp. nov. is proposed, with the type strain R-40503(T) (=R-278(T) =LMG 25434(T) =CAIM 1459(T)). The DNA G+C content of strain R-40503(T) is 46.5 mol%.
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Soc General Microbiology
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.024661-0
Date Issue: 2011
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