Photobacterium rosenbergii sp nov and Enterovibrio coralii sp nov., vibrios associated with coral bleaching

Thompson, F.L., Thompson, C.C., Naser, S., Hoste, B., Munn, C., Bourne, David, and Swings, J. (2005) Photobacterium rosenbergii sp nov and Enterovibrio coralii sp nov., vibrios associated with coral bleaching. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 55. pp. 913-917.

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Abstract

Six new Vibrio-like isolates originating from different species of bleached and healthy corals around Magnetic Island (Australia) were investigated using a polyphasic approach. Phylogenetic analyses based on 16S rRNA, recA and rpoA gene sequences split the isolates in two new groups. Strains LMG 22223(T), LMG 22224, LMG 22225, LMG 22226 and LMG 22227 were phylogenetic neighbours of Photobacterium leiognathi LMG 4228(T) (95.6% 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity), whereas strain LMG 22228(T) was related to Enterovibrio norvegicus LMG 19839(T) (95.5% 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity). The two new groups can be distinguished from closely related species on the basis of several phenotypic features, including fermentation of D-mannitol, melibiose and sucrose, and utilization of different compounds as carbon sources, arginine dihydrolase activity, nitrate reduction, resistance to the vibriostatic agent O/129 and the presence of fatty acids 15 : 0 iso and 17 : 0 iso. The names Photobacterium rosenbergii sp. nov. (type strain LMG 22223(T) = CBMAI 622(T) = CC1(T)) and Enterovibrio coralii sp. nov. (type strain LMG 22228(T) = CBMAI 623(T) = CC17(T)) are proposed to accommodate these new isolates. The G + C contents of the DNA of the two type strains are respectively 47.6 and 48.2 mol%.

Item ID: 51128
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1466-5026
Funders: L.M.G. Bacteria Collection (LMG), Fund for Scientific Research (FWO), Palestinian Ministry of Higher Education (PMHE)
Projects and Grants: LMG post-doctoral grant, FWO grant, PMHE PhD scholarship
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2017 07:43
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0605 Microbiology > 060599 Microbiology not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9699 Other Environment > 969999 Environment not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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