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Title: Genus XV. Saccharothrix Labeda, Testa, Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1984, 429vp emend. Labeda and Lechevalier 1989, 422

Author
item Labeda, David

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: April 3, 2008
Publication Date: May 1, 2012
Citation: Labeda, D.P. 2012. Genus XV. Saccharothrix Labeda, Testa, Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1984, 429vp emend. Labeda and Lechevalier 1989, 422. In: Goodfellow, M., Kampfer, P., Busse, H., Trujillo, M.E., Suzuki, K., Ludwig, W., Whitman, W.B., editors. Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. 2nd edition, volume 5. New York, NY: Springer. p. 1415-1419.

Technical Abstract: The physiology, systematics, ecology, and natural products of the species that currently compose the actinobacterial genus Saccharothrix is presented. The phylogenetic position of the taxa within this genus, including Saccharothrix algeriensis, Saccharothrix australiensis, Saccharothrix coeruleoflava, Saccharothrix espanaensis, Saccharothrix longispora, Saccharothrix mutabilis subsp. mutabilis, Saccharothrix mutabilis subsp. capreolus, Saccharothrix syringae, Saccharothrix texasensis, and Saccharothrix xinjiangensis relative to the species in other genera within the family Actinosynnemataceae is discussed. Methods for isolation, preservation, and characterization are detailed.

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