A non-motile and rod shaped bacterium, designated strain B1T, was isolated from forest soil at Mt. Baekwoon, Republic of Korea. Cells were Gram-negative, catalase-positive, and oxidase-negative. The major fatty acids were 9-octadecenoic acid (C18:1 ω9c; 42%) and hexadecanoic acid (C16:0; 25.9%) and summed feature 3 (comprising iso-C15:0 2-OH and/or C16:1 ω7c; 10.0%). The DNA G+C content was 44.1 mol%. A phylogenetic tree based on 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that strain B1T formed a lineage within the genus Acinetobacter and was closely related to A. baylyi DSM 14961T (98.6% sequence similarity), followed by A. baumannii DSM 30007T (97.4%), A. calcoaceticus DSM 30006T (97.0%) and 3 genomic species (96.8∼7.6%). Phenotypic characteristics, gyrB gene sequence analysis and DNA-DNA relatedness data distinguished strain B1T from type strains of A. baylyi, A. baumannii, and A. calcoaceticus. On the basis of the evidence presented in this study, strain B1T represents a novel species of the genus Acinetobacter, for which the name Acinetobacter soli sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is B1T (= KCTC 22184T= JCM 15062T).
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Kim, D., Baik, K.S., Kim, M.S. et al. Acinetobacter soli sp. nov., isolated from forest soil. J Microbiol. 46, 396–401 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12275-008-0118-y
- Acinetobacter soli
- gyrB gene
- DNA-DNA relatedness