- International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
- Volume 50, Issue 1
f Reclassification of Clostridium quercicolum as Dendrosporobacter quercicolus gen. nov., comb. nov.
- Authors: C Strömpl, B J Tindall, H Lünsdorf, T Y Wong, E R Moore, H Hippe
- Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, January 2000 50: 101-106, doi: 10.1099/00207713-50-1-101
- Subject: Articles
- Published Online:
Morphological features, genomic DNA base composition and 16S rDNA sequence similarities, as well as a distinct phospholipid pattern, whole-cell fatty acid distribution and the occurrence of the lipoquinone 'lipid F', indicate that Clostridium quercicolum belongs to the Sporomusa-Pectinatus-Selenomonas phyletic group and possesses only a remote relationship to members of the genus Clostridium sensu stricto. On the basis of these results, the new genus and combination Dendrosporobacter quercicolus gen. nov., comb. nov. are proposed.
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