Four new limnic bacterial strains, namely HYN0048T, HYN0049T, HYN0056T and HYN0059T, were isolated from two lakes in the Nakdong River water system in Korea. 16S rRNA gene sequence analyses indicated that strains HYN0048T, HYN0049T, HYN0056T and HYN0059T belonged to the genus Flavobacterium by showing the highest sequence similarities with the type strains of F. soli (94.9 %), F. keumense (95.1 %), F. dispersum (97.7 %) and F. hauense (97.6 %), respectively. The low sequence similarities and tree topologies implied the novelty of the four isolates, as novel genomic species of the genus Flavobacterium. Numerous physiological and biochemical features also supported the distinctiveness of the isolates from previously known bacterial species. On the basis of the phylogenetic and phenotypic data presented in this study, four novel species are suggested with the following names: Flavobacterium magnum sp. nov. (type strain HYN0048T=KACC 19180T=NBRC 112740T), Flavobacterium pallidum sp. nov. (HYN0049T=KACC 19181T=NBRC 112741T), Flavobacterium crocinum sp. nov. (HYN0056T=KACC 19182T=NBRC 112743T) and Flavobacterium album sp. nov. (HYN0059T=KACC 19183T=NBRC 112744T).
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology|
|Publication status||Published - 2018 Dec 1|
- lake water
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics