Genus Martelella

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Number of species cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Martelella Rivas et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Martelella mediterranea Rivas et al. 2005.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Martelella, in honour of the French explorer E. Martel, who, in 1896, discovered Lake Martel inside the caves of Drach in Mallorca, the site where the micro-organism was isolated.
Reference: RIVAS (R.), SÁNCHEZ-MÁRQUEZ (S.), MATEOS (P.F.), MARTÍNEZ-MOLINA (E.) and VELÁZQUEZ (E.): Martelella mediterranea gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel α-proteobacterium isolated from a subterranean saline lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 955-959.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Martelella endophytica Bibi et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YC6887=KCCM 43011=NBRC 109149.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HM800924.
Etymology: Gr. pref. endo, within; Gr. n. phuton, plant; L. fem. suff. -ica, adjectival suffix used with the sense of belonging to N.L. fem. adj. endophytica, within plant, pertaining to the original isolation from plant tissues.
Source: Plant.
Reference: BIBI, F., CHUNG, E. J., KHAN, A., JEON, C. O. and CHUNG, Y. R. 2013. Martelella endophytica sp. nov., an antifungal bacterium associated with a halophyte. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 2914-2919.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Martelella mediterranea Rivas et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain MACL11 = CECT 5861 = LMG 22193.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY649762.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. mediterranea, midland, inland, remote from the sea, mediterranean (opp. to maritimus), and, in late Latin, used to refer to the Mediterranean Sea (Mediterraneum mare), referring to the fact that the type strain was isolated from a mediterranean island.
Reference: RIVAS (R.), SÁNCHEZ-MÁRQUEZ (S.), MATEOS (P.F.), MARTÍNEZ-MOLINA (E.) and VELÁZQUEZ (E.): Martelella mediterranea gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel α-proteobacterium isolated from a subterranean saline lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 955-959.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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