Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: June 23, 2008
Publication Date: May 1, 2012
Citation: Labeda, D.P. 2012. Genus IV. Actinosynnema Hasegawa, Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1978, 304al. 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.1331-1334. Technical Abstract: The physiology, systematics and ecology of the species that currently composes the actinobacterial genus Actinosynnema is presented. The phylogenetic position of the species within this genus relative to the other genera within the family Actinosynnemataceae is discussed. Methods for isolation, preservation, and characterization are detailed.