JCM Catalogue

Methylophaga thalassica Janvier et al. 1985

Taxonomy in NCBI database: Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Thiotrichales; Piscirickettsiaceae.

6887T <-- T. Urakami TK 1102 <-- NCMB 2163 <-- K. Kouno YK 4015.
Accessioned in 1987.
=ATCC 33146 =CIP 104552 =DSM 5690 =IAM 12458 =KCTC 2861 =LMG 4055 =NBRC 102424 =NCIMB 2163 =VKM B-2057.
"Methylomonas thalassica".
Type strain [2546,2547].
Medium: 127;  Temperature: 30°C; Rehydration fluid: 127.

Source: Coastal seawater, Kanagawa, Japan [2580].
Biochemistry/Physiology: [2421,2546,2547].
Fatty acid: n-C16:1, i-C16:0, n-C18:1, (3OH-C10:0) [2423].
Quinone: Q-8 [2416].
Enzyme electrophoretic profile: [2547].
G+C (mol%): 43.8 (Tm) [2546], 44 (Tm) [2547], 44.9 (HPLC) [2421].
DNA-DNA relatedness: [2547].
Phylogeny: 16S rRNA gene (X95460).
Other taxonomic data: Squalene [2416].
More information: Utilizes methanol, fructose, and monomethylamine [2421,2547].
NCBI Taxonomy ID: 40223.

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