Stefanie Glaeser

Stefanie Glaeser
Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen | JLU · Institute of Applied Microbiology

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January 2009 - December 2013
Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

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Endophytic fungi are known to be a rich source of anti-infective drugs. In our study, Allium cepa was investigated for fungal diversity using different media to give 11 isolates which were identified morphologically. Out of the isolated fungal strains, Penicillium sp. (LCEF10) revealed potential anti-infective activity against the tested microbes (...
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Here, we present the genomic characterization of an Acinetobacter bohemicus strain QAC-21b which was isolated in the presence of a quaternary alky-ammonium compound (QAAC) from manure of a conventional German pig farm. The genetic determinants for QAAC, heavy metal and antibiotic resistances are reported based of the whole genome shotgun sequence a...
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A Gram-stain-positive, facultative anaerobic endospore-forming bacterium, which originated from roots/rhizosphere of maize ( Zea mays ), was investigated for its taxonomic position. On the basis of 16S rRNA gene sequence similarities, strain JJ-3 T was grouped together with Neobacillus species showing the highest similarities to Neobacillus batavie...
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Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii causing immense treatment problems in hospitals. There is still a knowledge gap on the abundance and stability of acquired resistances and the diversity of resistant Acinetobacter in the environment. Aim of the study was to investigate the diversity and antimicrobial resistances of Acinetobacter spp. rel...
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The main aim of our study is to investigate the anticancer potential of our cultivated entophytic fungal strains from Nigella sativa seeds. The strains were identified by sequencing of the partial 18S rRNA gene and the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as Aspergillus sp. (SA4), Penicillium sp. (SA5), and Fusarium sp. (SA6). We carried out me...
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An aerobic, Gram-staining-positive, endospore-forming bacterium, isolated from the rhizosphere of roots of maize (Zea mays), was taxonomically studied. On the basis of 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity comparisons, strain JJ-125T clustered together with species of the genus Sutcliffiella and showed the highest similarities with Sutcliffiella zhanji...
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A Gram-positive staining, aerobic, endospore-forming bacterial strain, isolated from the rhizosphere of Zea mays was studied for its detailed taxonomic allocation. Based on the 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity comparisons, strain JJ-42 T was shown to be a member of the genus Paenibacillus, most closely related to the type strain of Paenibacillus p...
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The intensive use of antibiotics in the veterinary sector, linked to the application of manure-derived amendments in agriculture, translates into increased environmental levels of chemical residues, AR bacteria (ARB) and antibiotic resistance genes (ARG). The aim of this review was to evaluate the current evidence regarding the impact of animal far...
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Microplastics (MP) represent an anthropogenic surface for bacterial colonization in marine ecosystems. In order to determine if MP act as vectors of specific bacterial communities, which might include non-native and potential pathogens for the marine biota, bacterial assemblages formed on sterile polyethylene MP particles after 12 weeks of incubati...
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The Gram-positive strain R79T, isolated from the rhizosphere of young M26 apple rootstocks, was investigated by a polyphasic taxonomic approach. Phylogenetic identification based on the full-length 16S rRNA gene sequence revealed highest 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity to the type strains of Rhodococcus wratislaviensis (99.6%) and Rhodococcus opa...
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A Gram-stain-positive, aerobic and endospore-forming bacterial strain, isolated from the root surface of maize ( Zea mays ) was taxonomically studied. It could be clearly shown that, based on 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity comparisons, strain JJ-63 T is a member of the genus Bacillus , most closely related to the type strain of Bacillus pseudomy...
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Seven genotypically distinct strains assigned to the genus Erysipelothrix were isolated in different laboratories from several animal sources. Strain D17_0559-3-2-1 T and three further strains were isolated from samples of duck, pig and goose. The strains had >99 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity to each other and to strain VA92-K48 T and two fur...
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Hermetia illucens larvae (black soldier fly larvae, BSFL) convert efficiently organic waste to high quality biomass. To gain knowledge on the specific functions of gut microbes in this process it is a prerequisite to culture members of the core gut microbiota. Two different cultivation strategies were applied here for this purpose, a dilution-to-ex...
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A facultative anaerobic, Gram-stain-positive, endospore-forming bacterium, isolated from the rhizosphere of maize roots ( Zea mays ), was taxonomically studied. Based on 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity comparisons, strain JJ-79 T clustered only loosely with Neobacillus species and showed the highest similarity to Neobacillus soli (97.9%). The 16S...
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Large baleen and toothed whales play crucial ecological roles in oceans; nonetheless, very little is known about their intestinal microbiomes. Based on striking differences in natural history and thus in feeding behaviours, it can be expected that intestinal microbiomes of large baleen whales and toothed whales are different. To test this hypothesi...
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Fals.o.chro.bac'trum. L. masc. adj. falsus, false; N.L. neut. n. Ochrobactrum, a bacterial generic name; N.L. neut. n. Falsochrobactrum, false Ochrobactrum. Proteobacteria / Alphaproteobacteria / Rhizobiales / Brucellaceae / Falsochrobactrum Cells are motile or nonmotile, non-spore-forming rods (approx. 2 μm in length and 1 μm in width). Cells stai...
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En.do.zo.i.co.mo'nas. Gr. pref. adj. endo, inside; Gr. masc. adj. zoikos, animal; Gr. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Endozoicomonas, monad living inside an animal. Proteobacteria / Gammaproteobacteria / Oceanospirillales / Endozoicomonadaceae / Endozoicomonas The genus Endozoicomonas accommodates bacteria with rod-shaped cells, which ca...
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A Gram-positive, non-spore-forming actinobacterium (IMT-300 T ) was isolated from soil amended with humic acid in Malvern, AL, USA. This soil has been used for 50+years for the cultivation of earthworms for use as fish bait. Based on 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity studies, strain IMT-300 T was shown to belong to the genus Leucobacter and was clo...
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A Gram-stain-negative, aerobic, non-endospore-forming organism isolated from horse blood was studied for its taxonomic allocation. On the basis of 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity comparisons, strain M6-77 T grouped within the genus Devosia and was most closely related to Devosia elaeis (97.6 %) and Devosia indica (97.55 %). The 16S rRNA gene sequ...
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A Gram-stain-positive, aerobic, endospore-forming bacterial strain, isolated from the rhizosphere of Zea mays , was studied for its detailed taxonomic allocation. Based on 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity comparisons, strain JJ-447 T was shown to be a member of the genus Paenibacillus , most closely related to the type strain of Paenibacillus sola...
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Par.en.do.zo.i.co.mo'nas. Gr. prep. para, beside; N.L. fem. n. Endozoicomonas, a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Parendozoicomonas, beside the genus Endozoicomonas. Proteobacteria / Gammaproteobacteria / Oceanospirillales / Endozoicomonadaceae / Parendozoicomonas Cells are rod shaped and motile. Gram-stain-negative. Chemoorganotrophs with aerobic and...
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Fic.ti.ba.cil'lus. L. masc. adj. fictus, false; L. masc. n. bacillus, a rod and also a bacterial generic name; N.L. masc. n. Fictibacillus, false Bacillus. Firmicutes / Alphaproteobacteria / Bacillales / Bacillaceae / Fictibacillus Cells of species of the genus Fictibacillus stain Gram-stain-positive or Gram-variable. Morphologically rods (0.5–1 ×...
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Che.la.ti.vo'rans. N.L. neut. n. chelatum a chelate; L. pres. part. vorans devouring; N.L. masc. n. Chelativorans a bacterium digesting metal chelates. Proteobacteria / Alphaproteobacteria / Rhizobiales / Phyllobacteriaceae / Chelativorans Cells of the species of the genus Chelativorans stain Gram-negative and are asporogenous, nonpleomorphic, rod...
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San.sal.va.do.ri.mo'nas. L. fem. n. monas a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Sansalvadorimonas a monad from San Salvador, The Bahamas. Proteobacteria / Gammaproteobacteria / Oceanospirillales / Endozoicomonadaceae / Sansalvadorimonas The genus Sansalvadorimonas accommodates bacteria with motile and rod-shaped cells. Non-spore-forming. Gram-strain-negative...
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A beige-pigmented, oxidase-positive bacterial isolate, Wesi-4 T , isolated from charcoal in 2012, was examined in detail by applying a polyphasic taxonomic approach. Cells of the isolates were rod shaped and Gram-stain negative. Examination of the 16S rRNA gene sequence of the isolate revealed highest sequence similarities to the type strains of Ps...
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A Gram-stain-positive, non-motile, non-spore-forming, coccus (strain Do 184 T ) was isolated from exhaust air of a turkey fattening plant on mannitol salt agar. The strain shared high 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity to the type strains of Jeotgalicoccus aerolatus (98.0%) followed by Jeotgalicoccus marinus (97.2%) and Jeotgalicoccus huakuii (97.1%...
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The Gram-stain-negative, oxidase negative, catalase positive strain KPC-SM-21T, isolated from a digestate of a storage tank of a mesophilic German biogas plant, was investigated by a polyphasic taxonomic approach. Phylogenetic identification based on the nearly full-length 16S rRNA gene revealed highest gene sequence similarity to Acinetobacter bau...
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Members of the genus Sneathia are fastidious bacteria that predominantly colonise the female genital tract and are significantly associated with reproductive disorders and genital and neonatal disease. From a taxonomical perspective, the genus only comprises the species Sneathia sanguinegens . Numerous reports on a second species, ‘ Sneathia amnii...
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A Gram-stain-positive bacterium, strain RV15 T , forming an extensively branched substrate mycelium and aerial hyphae that differentiate into spiral chains of spores, was isolated from a marine sponge Dysidea tupha collected from Rovinj (Croatia). Comparison of 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that strain RV15 T is a member of the genus Streptomyces...
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Microbial communities in the immediate environment of socialized invertebrates can help to suppress pathogens, in part by synthesizing bioactive natural products. Here we characterized the core microbiomes of three termite species (genus Coptotermes) and their nest material to gain more insight into the diversity of termite-associated bacteria. Sam...
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A Gram-staining-negative non endospore-forming strain, T13(2019) T was isolated from water samples from Atlantic salmon ( Salmo salar ) fry culture in Chile and studied in detail for its taxonomic position. The isolate shared highest 16S rRNA gene sequence similarities with the type strains of Flavobacterium chungangense (98.44 %) followed by Flavo...
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A Gram-staining-negative non endospore-forming strain, PXU-55T, was isolated from the rhizosphere of the switchgrass Panicum virgatum and studied in detail to determine its taxonomic position. The results of 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis indicated that the isolate represented a member of the genus Flavobacterium. The isolate shared highest 16S rR...
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En.do.zo.i.co.mo.na.da.ce'ae. N.L. fem. n. Endozoicomonas type genus of the family; ‐aceae ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Endozoicomonadaceae the Endozoicomonas family. Proteobacteria / Gammaproteobacteria / Oceanospirillales / Endozoicomonadaceae Cells are Gram‐stain‐negative, rod shaped, and motile. Chemoorganotrophs with aerobic and...
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Quaternary alkylammonium compounds (QAACs) are a group of cationic surfactants which are disinfectants with numerous industrial and agricultural applications and frequently released into the environment. One recent hypothesis is that bacteria present in soil will be protected from acute toxic effects of QAACs in the presence of expandable layer sil...
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Larvae of Hermetia illucens, commonly known as black soldier fly, efficiently convert organic waste into nutrient-rich supplements for different applications. Here we performed a preliminary experiment to investigate the dynamics of the H. illucens gut microbiota and changes in the composition of the bacterial community in the residue of the larval...
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Pseudofulvimonas (Pseu.do.ful.vi.mo'nas. Gr. adj. pseudes false; N.L. fem. n. Fulvimonas generic name of a bacterium; N.L. fem. n. Pseudofulvimonas a false Fulvimonas.) Proteobacteria / Gammaproteobacteria / Xanthomonadales / Rhodanobacteraceae / Pseudofulvimonas Cells are nonmotile, non‐spore‐forming rods (approx. 2 μm in length). Gram‐stain‐negat...
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On the basis of two other publications (Yarza et al. 2013; Nemec et al. 2019) and on the basis of resequencing of the 16S rRNA gene of Prolinoborus fasciculus CIP 103579 T it is concluded that Prolinoborus fasciculus CIP 103579 T , which is the only available strain of the species from culture collections, does not conform to the original descripti...
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Studies considering environmental multidrug resistant Acinetobacter spp. are scarce. The application of manure on agricultural field is one source of multidrug resistant bacteria from livestock into the environment. Here, Acinetobacter spp. were quantified by qPCR in manure applied to biogas plants and in the output of the anaerobic digestion, and...
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The Alphaproteobacterium Rhizobium radiobacter (syn. Agrobacterium tumefaciens, “A. fa brum”) can live in close association with the sebacinoid fungus Serendipita (syn. Piriformospora) indica that forms a mutualistic Sebacinalean symbiosis with a wide range of host plants. The endobacterial strain R. radiobacter F4 (RrF4), which was originally isol...
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The aim of the study was to characterise the diversity and niche-specific colonization of Vibrio spp. in a marine aquaria system by a cultivation-dependent approach. A total of 53 Vibrio spp. isolates were cultured from different ecological niches in a marine aquarium including microplastic (MP) and sandy sediment particles (12 weeks after added st...
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A polyphasic taxonomic study was performed on an unidentified Arcanobacterium-like Gram-stain-positive bacterium designated strain C605018/01/1T isolated from a milk sample collected from the udder of a cow at post mortem. Comparative 16S rRNA gene sequencing showed that the bacterium belonged to the genus Arcanobacterium and was most closely relat...
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Kis.ti.mo'nas. L. fem. n. monas , a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Kistimonas , a monad from KIST, the Korea Institute of Science and Technology. Proteobacteria / Gammaproteobacteria / Oceanospirillales / Endozoicomonadaceae / Kistimonas The genus Kistimonas accommodates bacteria with motile, rod‐shaped cells. Non‐spore‐forming. Gram‐strain‐negative. Ae...
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True.pe.rel'la. N.L. fem. n. Trueperella named after Hans Georg Trüper, the German microbiologist. Actinobacteria / Actinobacteria / Actinomycetales / Actinomycetaceae / Trueperella Cells are Gram‐reaction‐positive, nonmotile, non‐spore‐forming coccobacilli and short rods that occur singly, in pairs (V, T, and palisade formations), or in clusters....
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Marine sponges host highly diverse but specific bacterial communities that provide essential functions for the sponge holobiont, including antimicrobial defense. Here, we characterized the bacterial microbiome of the marine sponge Haliclona cnidata that has been in culture in an artificial marine aquarium system. We tested the hypotheses (1) that t...
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ABSTRACT: A bacterial disease occurred in a seawater Atlantic salmon farm, over 2 yr, causing serious mortalities. The causative agent was subsequently named as Oceanivirga salmonicida, a member of the Leptotrichiaceae. Searches of 16S rRNA gene sequence databases have shown sequence similarities between O. salmonicida and uncultured bacterial clon...
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The leaf colonizing bacterial microbiota was studied in a long-term warming experiment of a permanent grassland, which had been continuously exposed to increased surface temperate (+2°C) for more than six years. Two abundant plant species, Arrhenatherum elatius and Galium album, were studied. Surface warming reduced stomata opening and changed leaf...
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Ar.ca.no.bac.te'ri.um. L. masc. adj. arcanus secret, hidden, secretive; N.L. neut. n. bacterium a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Arcanobacterium secretive bacterium. Actinobacteria / Actinobacteria / Actinomycetales / Actinomycetaceae / Arcanobacterium Slender, irregular, bacillary forms predominate during the first 18 h of growth; many cells are arrange...
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The reclassification of Streptobacillus hongkongensis as Pseudostreptobacillus hongkongensis gen. nov., comb. nov. is proposed because of the separate phylogenetic position on the basis of the 16S rRNA gene sequence phylogeny, the combined analysis of the three protein-coding housekeeping genes groEL, gyrB and recA and a core genome sequence phylog...
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De.vrie'se.a. N.L. fem. n. Devriesea referring to the veterinary microbiologist L. A. Devriese. Actinobacteria / Actinobacteria / Actinomycetales / Dermabacteraceae / Devriesea Short rods, occurring singly, in pairs, or in short chains. Non‐spore‐forming. Nonmotile. Non‐acid‐fast. Gram‐stain‐positive. Aerobic, microaerophilic, and anaerobic growth...
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The reclassification of Leptotrichia goodfellowii as Pseudoleptotrichia goodfellowii gen. nov., comb. nov. is proposed because of the separate phylogenetic position on the basis of the results of 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis, the genomic differences from all other Leptotrichia species and phenotypic differences from Leptotrichia species. The spe...
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A Gram-stain positive, pleomorphic, oxidase-negative, non-motile isolate from the ulcer of a farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), designated strain T11bT, was subjected to a comprehensive taxonomic investigation. A comparative analysis of the 16S rRNA gene sequence showed highest similarities to the type strains of Pseudarthrobacter siccitolerans...
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The taxonomic status of all Pseudocitrobacter species was re-evaluated by comparative genomics based on whole genome sequencing. As a result, it is obvious that Pseudocitrobacter anthropi is a later heterotypic synonym of Pseudocitrobacter faecalis. In addition, genome-based analysis of strain CPO20170097T, isolated from a patient in northern Denma...
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Associations of endophytic bacterial community composition of oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) with quantitative resistance against the soil-borne fungal pathogen Verticillium longisporum was assessed by 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing in roots and hypocotyls of four plant lines with contrasting genetic composition in regard to quantitative resis...
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Streptococcus castoreus is a rarely encountered beta-haemolytic group A Streptococcus with high tropism for the beaver as host. Based on 27 field isolates under study, evidence strongly suggests that S. castoreus behaves as an opportunistic pathogen in beavers. Although it belongs to the resident mucosal microbiota, this Streptococcus species is as...
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The present study was designed to characterize six Trueperella (T.) abortisuis strains, cultured over a period of 5 months from fetus and abortion material of six pigs of a single farm in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania federal state, Germany. It was of interest to investigate the epidemiological relationships of the six strains among each other and whe...
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One slightly beige-white pigmented, Gram-stain-negative, rod-shaped bacterium, strain I-STPP5bT, was isolated from the trachea of a Gentoo penguin chick individual (Pygoscelin papua) investigated in Fildes Bay, Chilean Antarctic (62° 12' S, 58° 57' W). I-STPP5bT consists of a 3.4 Mb chromosome with a DNA G+C content of 44.4 mol%. Of the 3056 predic...
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A pink pigmented, Gram-negative, rod-shaped, non-spore-forming bacterium (strain 36B243T), was isolated from the spleen of a black rock cod (Notothenia coriiceps, Richardson 1844) in the Chilean Antarctica. Strain 36B243T has a 5.26 Mb chromosome with a DNA G + C content of 35.4 mol%. The draft genome includes the prediction and annotation of 4585...
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Paen.al.ca.li'ge.nes. L. adv. paene nearly, almost; N.L. masc. n. Alcaligenes a bacterial genus name; N.L. masc. n. Paenalcaligenes almost Alcaligenes. Proteobacteria / Betaproteobacteria / Burkholderiales / Alcaligenaceae / Paenalcaligenes Cells stain Gram‐negative and are motile, short rods, 1.3–2.0‐µm long and 0.2–0.8‐µm wide. Oxidase‐positive,...
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During the investigation of endophytic fungal communities of Arrhenatherum. elatius and Gallium album, two endophytic fungi were isolated from surface-disinfected root fragments belongs to Basidiomycota. The fungal strains were identified as Agaricomycetes and assigned to the species Trametes versicolor (Polyporales) and Stereum hirsutum (Russulale...
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Three Gram-stain-positive, rod-to-coccoid-shaped, catalase-positive and non-motile bacterial strains isolated from the choanae of a Northern bald ibis, designated strains 200CHT, W8T and 812CHT, respectively, were subjected to comprehensive taxonomic characterization. The three strains were oxidase-negative. The 16S rRNA gene sequence of 200CHT sho...
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An orange-pigmented, oxidase-positive bacterial strain (I-41R45T), isolated from the kidney of a black rock cod fish sampled in the Chilean Antarctic was studied in a polyphasic taxonomic investigation. Cells of the isolate were coccoid and stained Gram-negative. A comparison of the 16S rRNA gene sequence of strain I-41R45T with sequences of type s...
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Hy.dro.ge.ni.ba.cil'lus. N.L. neut. n. hydrogenum hydrogen; L. masc. n. bacillus a small staff, a wand, a rod, and also a generic name; N.L. masc. n. Hydrogenibacillus hydrogen bacillus, referring to the ability of the organisms to oxidize hydrogen. Firmicutes / Bacilli / Bacillales / Bacillaceae / Hydrogenibacillus DNA G + C (mol%): 67–68. Type sp...
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A slightly beige-pigmented, Gram-stain-negative, rod-shaped bacterium, strain IMT-318T, was isolated from soil in a field located in Malvern, Alabama, USA. Phylogenetic analysis based on the 16S rRNA gene placed the strain within the genus Pigmentiphaga with highest 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity of 98.74 % and 98.67 % to the type strains of Pig...
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Fodinicola (Fo.di.ni'co.la. L. fem. n. fodina a pit, mine; L. suff. ‐cola from L. masc. or fem. n. incola dweller; N.L. masc. n. Fodinicola a mine dweller). Actinobacteria / Actinobacteria / Frankiales / Cryptosporangiaceae / Incertae Sedis I. Fodinicola The genus Fodinicola is currently represented by the only species Fodinicola feengrottensis. Ce...
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The deployment of next‐generation sequencing approaches has caused a rapid increase in the number of completely sequenced genomes. As one result of this development, it is feasible to analyze not only single genomes, but also large groups of related genomes in a comparative approach. Whole genome sequencing of type strain genomes also holds huge po...
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Two slightly beige-pigmented, Gram-stain-negative, rod-shaped bacterial strains, IMT-291T and IMT-297, were isolated from soil in a field located in Malvern, Alabama, USA. The source soil had been amended with humic acid and continuously used for the cultivation of worms used for fish bait. It is still conceivable that the source of the strains is...
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Two slightly orange-pigmented, oxidase-positive bacterial strains (M1-83T and M2-116), isolated from horse blood collected during slaughter in Giessen, Germany, were studied in a polyphasic taxonomic approach. Cells of the isolates were coccoid and stained Gram-negative. The two strains shared identical 16S rRNA gene sequences but their genomic fin...
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Streptococcus (S.) agalactiae represents a significant pathogen for humans and animals. However, there are only a few elderly reports on S. agalactiae infections in wild and zoo elephants even though this pathogen has been isolated comparatively frequently in these endangered animal species. Consequently, between 2004 and 2015, we collected S. agal...
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A Gram-stain-positive, aerobic bacterium, TB-66T, was isolated from a pile of bat guano in a cave of New Mexico, USA. On the basis of 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity comparisons, strain TB-66Tgrouped together with Filibacter limicola showing a 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity of 98.5 % to the type strain. The quinone system of strain TB-66T cons...
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Marine sponges thrive in benthic environments despite intense spatial competition and predator pressure. The sessile filter-feeders usually compensate their lack of physical defense and behavioral escape by a high level of bioactivity. In the stinging black sponge (Haliclona cnidata sp. nov.), these chemical defense mechanisms are complemented by “...
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Cryp.to.spo.ran.gi.a.ce'ae. N.L. neut. n. Cryptosporangium, type genus of the family; suff. ‐aceae ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Cryptosporangiaceae, the Cryptosporangium family. Actinobacteria / Actinobacteria / Frankiales / Cryptosporangiaceae Phylogenetically, a member of the order “Frankiales”. The family contains the genera Crypt...
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Cryp.to.spo.ran'gi.um. Gr. adj. kryptos hidden; N.L. n. sporangium [from Gr. fem. n. spora a seed (and in biology a spore) and Gr. neut. n. angeion (Latin transliteration angium) vessel], sporangium; N.L. neut. n. Cryptosporangium an organism with sporangia (spore containing vessels) covered or hidden by mycelium. Actinobacteria / Actinobacteria /...
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Microbiome disruptions triggering disease outbreaks are increasingly threatening corals worldwide. In the Tropical Eastern Pacific, a necrotic-patch disease affecting gorgonian corals (sea fans, Pacifigorgia spp.) has been observed in recent years. However, the composition of the microbiome and its disease-related disruptions remain unknown in thes...
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Endofungal bacteria are bacterial symbionts of fungi that exist within fungal hyphae and spores. There is increasing evidence that these bacteria, alone or in combination with their fungal hosts play a critical role in tripartite symbioses with plants, where they may contribute to plant growth and disease resistance to microbial pathogens. As the f...
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Published data on the genome sequences of Chromobacterium pseudoviolaceum LMG 3953T and Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472T suggest that both isolates belong to the same species. Previous 16S rRNA gene sequence comparisons had demonstrated that these species share 99.9 % sequence similarity. Initial investigations of fatty acid patterns and subst...
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Five beige-pigmented, oxidase-negative bacterial isolates, 6331-17T, 6332-17, 6333-17, 6334-17 and 9827-07, isolated either from a drinking water storage reservoir or drinking water in 2006 and 2017 in Germany, were examined in detail applying by a polyphasic taxonomic approach. Cells of the isolates were rod-shaped and Gram-stain-negative. Compari...
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Lep.to.tri.chi'a. Gr. adj. leptos fine, small; Gr. fem. n. thrix, trichos, trichys hair; N.L. fem. n. Leptotrichia fine hair. Fusobacteria / Fusobacteriia / Fusobacteriales / Leptotrichiaceae / Leptotrichia Straight or slightly curved rods, 0.5–3.0 × 5–15 µm, with one or both ends pointed or rounded. Frequently arranged in pairs, separate filaments...
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Sneath'i.a. N.L. fem. n. Sneathia named after the British microbiologist Peter H. A. Sneath, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to microbial systematics. Fusobacteria / Fusobacteriia / Fusobacteriales / Leptotrichiaceae / Sneathia Gram‐stain‐negative, asporogenous, rod‐shaped bacteria; nonmotile. Cells may display pleomorphism, and fil...