homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Nouioui et al. (2018) pointed out that the conclusions by Baek et al. (2018) about the suitability of chemotaxonomic characters failed to distinguish between plesiomorphic and apomorphic character states. Nouioui et al. (2018) provided an alternative interpretation of the character-state distribution in Turicella and Corynebacterium and concluded that the data do not indicate a weakness of the studied chemotaxonomic characters.Publication:
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
Providing further details, Göker (2021) reiterated the criticism raised by Nouioui et al. (2018) regarding the conclusions by Baek et al. (2018) about the suitability of chemotaxonomic characters.Publication:
Göker M. What can genome analysis offer for bacteria? In: Bridge P, Smith D, Stackebrandt E (eds), Trends in the systematics of bacteria and fungi, CAB International, Wallingford, 2021, p. 255-281.