Citroniella saccharovorans gen. nov. sp. nov., a member of the family Peptoniphilaceae isolated from a human fecal sample from a coastal traditional community member

Nisha B. Patel, Alexandra J. Obregón-Tito, Raul Y. Tito, Omar Trujillo-Villaroel, Luis Marin-Reyes, Luzmila Troncoso-Corzo, Emilio Guija-Poma, Cecil M. Lewis, Paul A. Lawson

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Abstract

© 2019 IUMS. A novel Gram-stain-positive, non-motile, non-spore-forming coccus-shaped obligately anaerobic bacterium was recovered from a fecal sample obtained from an individual from a traditional community located on the southern coast of Peru. The results of analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequencing indicated the novel bacterium to be phylogenetically distinct from other genera of members of the Peptoniphilaceae family, sharing a loose affinity with the genera Ezakiella, Finegoldia, Gallicola and Parvimonas. The major cellular fatty acids of the novel isolate were determined to be C16:0, C17:1ω8c, and C18:1ω9c. The DNA G+C content was 29.9 mol%. End products of metabolism from peptone yeast glucose broth (PYG) were determined to be acetate and methyl succinate. The diagnostic diamino acid present in the cell wall was lysine. On the basis of the phenotypic, chemotaxonomic and phylogenetic results the organism is a member of a novel genus belonging to the family Peptoniphilaceae for which the name Citroniella saccharovorans gen nov. sp. nov., is proposed. The type strain is M6.X9T (DSM 29873T=CCUG 66799T).
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1142-1148
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2019
Externally publishedYes

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