Corynebacterium Taxonomy

Authored by: W. Liebl

Handbook of Corynebacterium glutamicum

Print publication date:  March  2005
Online publication date:  March  2005

Print ISBN: 9780849318214
eBook ISBN: 9781420039696
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The large group of Gram-positive bacteria that have DNA with a high G+C content (above 50 mol %, with a few exceptions) are subsumed under the actinomycetes subphylum of Gram-positive eubacteria [111]. This group, which represents one of the main lines of descent within the domain Bacteria, was originally described on the basis of 16S rRNA cataloging [112] and represents an evolutionary line phylo-genetically distinct from the low G+C Gram-positive bacteria.

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