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Gemmatimonas aurantiaca

Gemmatimonas aurantiaca is a Gram-negative, aerobic, polyphosphate-accumulating micro-organism.[1] It is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped aerobe, with type strain T-27T (=JCM 11422T =DSM 14586T). It replicates by budding.


  1. ^ Zhang, H. (2003). "Gemmatimonas aurantiaca gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-negative, aerobic, polyphosphate-accumulating micro-organism, the first cultured representative of the new bacterial phylum Gemmatimonadetes phyl. nov.". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53 (4): 1155–1163. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.02520-0. ISSN 1466-5026. PMID 12892144. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Whitman, William B., et al., eds. Bergey’s manual® of systematic bacteriology. Vol. 4. Springer, 2012.
  • Takaichi, S.; Maoka, T.; Takasaki, K.; Hanada, S. (2009). "Carotenoids of Gemmatimonas aurantiaca (Gemmatimonadetes): identification of a novel carotenoid, deoxyoscillol 2-rhamnoside, and proposed biosynthetic pathway of oscillol 2,2'-dirhamnoside". Microbiology 156 (3): 757–763. doi:10.1099/mic.0.034249-0. ISSN 1350-0872. 
  • DeBruyn, J. M.; Nixon, L. T.; Fawaz, M. N.; Johnson, A. M.; Radosevich, M. (2011). "Global Biogeography and Quantitative Seasonal Dynamics of Gemmatimonadetes in Soil". Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77 (17): 6295–6300. doi:10.1128/AEM.05005-11. ISSN 0099-2240. 


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